4:53 pm - Friday May 24, 6937

DBBL donates additional Tk 15cro to Ahsania Mission Cancer Hospital

 Dutch-Bangla Bank Ltd (DBBL) donated further Tk15.00 crore to Dhaka Ahsania Mission to meet up the cost of 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors measuring a total of 1,02,175 sft the country’s biggest cancer hospital – Ahsania Mission Cancer & General Hospital Complex, at Uttara, Dhaka.

Pic of the donationThe Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday inaugurated the newly constructed 500-bed Hospital, ushering in a new horizon for the treatment of cancer patients in the country.

The Chairman of Dutch-Bangla Bank Sayem Ahmed handed over the Cheque through  Hon’ble Prime Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh on the Inauguration Program of the Hospital held on April 9, 2014. The Prime Minister on receiving the cheque whole-heartedly thanked the act of financial assistance.

Mentionable here, Dutch-Bangla Bank in the year 2004 made a historic donation of Tk4.00 crore for the hospital which acted as good booster. Mr. M. Sahabuddin Ahmed, Founder of Dutch-Bangla Bank inaugurated the 1st phase of the construction work of the HospitalBuilding on July 17, 2005.

Health and family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim, Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali, Advocate Sahara Khatun MP, Trustee Board Chairman of AhsaniaMissionCancer & GeneralHospital eminent lawyer Barister Rafuq-ul-Haque, and President of Dhaka Ahsania Mission Kazi Rafiqul Alam spoke on the occasion. Advisor of the Hospital Syeda Dina Haque  delivered the welcome address.

The Ahsania Mission Cancer & General Hospital will run on ‘no-loss-no-profit basis’ aiming at providing the modern quality treatment specially for cancer affected patients where a minimum of 30% of the services will be made available to the poor patients at free of cost.