Bangladesh, like the rest of the world, is facing tremendous adversity due to the COVID-19 pandemic; moreover, the recent disastrous flood worsened the suffering of the people and left them without food and shelter. Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited, as a localized international company, comes forward to stand beside the flood victims in Khaliajuri, Netrokona.
An online meeting has been organized today, August 23, 2020, where Huawei discussed with all the relevant stakeholders and symbolically handed over the relief goods to A H M Ariful Islam, UNO, Khaliajuri, Netrokona.
Mustafa Jabbar, Minister, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and Information Technology was present at the handover ceremony as the chief guest. Zhang Zhengjun, CEO, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited, gave the welcome speech. Shebastin Rema, Deputy Secretary (PS to minister, Posts and Telecommunication Div.); Jerry Wangshiwu, CTO, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited were there along with other Huawei officials at the event.
On the occasion, Mustafa Jabbar, Minister, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and Information Technology, said, “I want to thank Huawei since it has taken the initiative to help the most deserving people of the country, and it proves that Huawei has a good intention to provide not only the technology but also supporting the humanity of this area. I congratulate Huawei authorities and appreciate the whole effort Huawei has put, and I hope it will continue in the future.”
Zhang Zhengjun, CEO, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited, stated, “This relief program is our holistic approach towards the betterment of lives in the flood-affected areas, and this includes our efforts to make people’s lives better. As a localized global company in Bangladesh, we take the pride of being locally global and always responding according to that to fulfill our responsibilities to the communities where we operate and look forward to contributing more. Moreover, we are continually strengthening our ability to put our efforts to work so that it directly impacts the lives of the people in Bangladesh.”
A H M Ariful Islam said, “Last year Khaliajuri upazilla was affected by flood and Huawei Technologies delivered around 2,000 units of dried foods, also current year Huawei has sent 2,000 units of dried food and 2,000 facemasks, these are very necessary at this moment. So, on behalf of Khaliajuri upazilla I am giving my heart full thanks and gratitude to Zhang Jun, CEO of Huawei Technologies Bangladesh.”
Huawei has come forward to support the flood-affected people and will distribute a variety of dry foods among families in Khaliajuri on August 26, 2020.