DHAKA: As part of his continuous efforts to help the poor and helpless people, Bashundhara Group (BG) Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan is now providing financial assistance to let a minor girl back in life.
The two-year-old girl Tasmia Islam, who is suffering from heart diseases, needs immediate financial support to survive.
Chairman of the country’s largest business conglomerate came to know about Tasmia through a newspaper on January 28 and instantly decided to stand beside the infant with all out support to make her cure.
He agreed to bear all the expenses for treatment until she gets round fully.
Afterwards, Ahmed Akbar Sobhan asked Mohammad Abu Tayeb, Media Adviser of Bashundhara Group, to call the guardian of the ailing child and take necessary steps to send her for treatment.
Within 48 hours from the publication of the plea, Tasmia was admitted to capital’s Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital on January 30 under the guidance of the BG.
Now the patient is undergoing treatment under the supervision of Professor Dr Mujibur Rahman and Professor Dr Shahidul Islam of the Medical College and Hospital.
Contacted, Professor Mujibur Rahman said, “The girl is still in a critical condition.”
Family and Hospital sources said Tasmia needs Tk around 4.50 lakh for proper treatment.
Joys of Fahadul Islam, father of the sick baby, knew no bounds while he came to know that the BG chairman agreed to pay the whole expenses for her daughter’s treatment.
Hailing from Naogaon, poor farmer Fahadul expressed gratitude and prayed the Bashundhara Group Chairman for his kind support.
Talking to banglanews, Tasmia’s mother Shamima Akhtar said her daughter became sick at the age of only 10 months.
Physicians suggested an operation on her body at the age of 2.
She also expressed deep thankfulness to Ahmed Akbar Sobhan for his kind help.
Apart from this, BG Chairman also established lots of such examples through standing beside the poor and helpless people for the sake of humanity.
On January 13, he announced Tk 10 lakh grants for the family of Biswajit Das, who was brutally killed by a group of activists of Chhatra League on December 9 during road blockade of the opposition 18-party alliance.
BDST: 1939 HRS, JAN 30, 2013
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