The Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) provided 11,000 units of high-quality Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suits to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), to help the nation in its fight against COVID–19.
Among these PPE, 10,000 units are for frontline fighters at the hospitals, i.e., doctors, nurses, and relevant hospital staff who are extending medical services to coronavirus patients, according to a press release.
On behalf of the FICCI members, President Rupali Chowdhury handed over the PPE to the Acting Director General Prof. Dr. Nasima Sultana during the handover ceremony. Shwapna Bhowmick EC Member of FICCI and Executive Director T I M Nurul Kabir were also present there.
FICCI President and Managing Director of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited Rupali Chowdhury reiterated the commitment of all the members of FICCI, the multinational companies operators in Bangladesh.
“We believe it’s our responsibility to contribute and stand beside the Government of Bangladesh and the health care professional to fight this challenging pandemic situation,” she said.
Rupali Chowdhury also expressed her gratitude to the relevant stakeholders including, DGHS, Drug administration and the Custom Bond House of NBR for facilitating the process.
She also expressed her special thanks to Youngones Bangladesh.