Update August 17, 2020

Dhaka 12-39 pm, 25-September, 2020

PM donates Tk 1crore to Buddhist community

Mirajul Moin Joy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today donated Tk 1 crore to the Buddhist community to celebrate Probarona Purnima and the Kathin Chibar Daan Utshab 2020.

“A cheque for the amount was given to the Bouddha Dhormio Kalyan Trust (Buddhists Religious Welfare Trust) from the PM’s Relief and Welfare Fund today to celebrate the two festivals of the Buddhist community,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told the BSS.

He said that the prime minister, who believes in the non-communal spirit, always extends assistance to the people of all religions regularly.

“In its continuation, the prime minister has given the donation to the Buddhist community so that they could celebrate their two festivals properly,” the press secretary said.

The Probarona Purnima, the second largest festival of the Buddhists, will be celebrated on October 1.

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