Summit Group, one of the country's leading conglomerates, has sponsored the construction of 38 Kalakoir Government Primary School in Gazipur.
On Saturday, the company handed over the newly constructed school building to the relevant government authorities.
Managing Director of Summit Gazipur II Power and Summit Ace Alliance Power Engineer Md Mozammel Hossain handed over the school building on behalf of Summit to the District Primary Education Officer Md Mufajjol Hossain.
The new school building was constructed on 0.8 acres of land at a total cost of Tk5.57 crore. The construction was fully funded and managed by Summit Gazipur II Power Limited.
Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque inaugurated the school building as the chief guest, while Lt Col (Retd) Muhammad Faruk Khan, chair of the parliamentary standing committee on foreign affairs; and Mohammad Zahangir Alam, mayor of Gazipur City Corporation, were present as special guests at the event.
Addressing the event, AKM Mozammel Haque said, "We appreciate companies like Summit that work with integrity and efficiency. It has built the power plants in the district and built this school and mosque very quickly."
Vice-Chairman of Summit Group Latif Khan; Managing Director of Summit Power Lt Gen (Retd) Engr Abdul Wadud; were present on the occasion Among others.