Bangladesh is facing tremendous adversity due to the Covid-19 global pandemic and the coincidental floods in many districts of the country have increased the people's woes.
Considering people's sufferings, Huawei Technologies Bangladesh, has come forward to stand beside the flood victims in Khaliajuri upazila of Netrokona district.
In this respect, an online meeting was organised on Sunday where Huawei discussed with all the relevant stakeholders and symbolically handed over relief goods to AHM Ariful Islam, UNO of Khaliajuri upazila.
Mustafa Jabbar, minister for Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology, was present at the virtual handover ceremony as the chief guest.
Zhang Zhengjun, CEO, Huawei Technologies Bangladesh Limited, gave the welcome speech on the occasion.
At the event, Mustafa Jabbar said, "I want to thank Huawei since it has taken the initiative to help the most deserving people of the country, and it proves that Huawei has a good intention to provide not only the technology but also supporting the humanity of this area."
"I congratulate Huawei authorities and appreciate the whole effort Huawei has put, and I hope it will continue in the future."
Zhang Zhengjun said, "This relief programme is our holistic approach towards the betterment of lives in the flood-affected areas, and this includes our efforts to make people's lives better."
"As a localised global company in Bangladesh, we take the pride of being locally global and always responding according to that to fulfil our responsibilities to the communities where we operate and look forward to contributing more," he added.
AHM Ariful Islam said, "Last year Khaliajuri upazilla was affected by flood and Huawei Technologies delivered around 2,000 units of dried foods, and this year it has sent 2,000 units of dried food and 2,000 facemasks."
"On behalf of Khaliajuri upazilla, I am giving thanks and gratitude to Zhang Jun, CEO of Huawei Technologies Bangladesh for this noble initiative," he added.