Malaysian community residing in Bangladesh conducted a community service activity in the capital on Friday, providing Covid-19 food relief to the Abinta Kabir Foundation and locals affected by the pandemic.
Datin Shereen Bon, a Malaysian entrepreneur based in Bangladesh, with the support of Malaysian High Commission in Dhaka conducted the relief distribution programme at the Abinta Kabir Foundation School here, said a press release issued by the Malaysian mission.
During the event, Acting Malaysian High Commissioner Amir Farid Abu Hasan thanked the people of Bangladesh for the kind gestures extended to them during their stay in this country. Malaysians in general feel welcomed and safe whenever they are in Bangladesh, he added.
The Malaysian community donated food relief to 100 families, five rickshaws, two sewing machines, two scholarships, tiffin box with juice for 90 students of Abinta Kabir Foundation.
More than Tk3 lakh collected from Malaysians in Bangladesh was donated as part of an effort to help alleviate the difficulties faced by those who have been affected by the pandemic.
Currently, 376 Malaysians are residing in Bangladesh, said the release.