Officials and employees of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Food on Monday donated their one day salary to the Prime Minister's Relief and Welfare Fund.
"Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received the cheques for the donation at her Tejgaon office here this noon," said PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim.
He said on behalf of the officials and employees of the health ministry, Health Minister Mohammad Nasim handed over a cheque for Taka 7 crore 32 lakh and 51 thousand to the prime minister.
On behalf of the officials and employees of the food ministry, Food Minister Advocate Quamrul Islam handed over a cheque for Tk 41 lakh to her.
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith and State Minister for Health Zahid Maleque Swapan were present, among others.