Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB) has recently signed an agreement with Management and Resources Development Initiative (MRDI) to provide livelihood and health care services to the people living in the offshore areas of the country. MTB will provide BDT 17 million for setting up a women’s training cum health centre at Char Patila of Char Fashion, Bhola.
Hasibur Rahman, Executive Director, MRDI and Anis A. Khan, Managing Director and CEO, MTB signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations. Rokia Afzal Rahman, Former Advisor to the Caretaker Government and Board Member of MRDI, Md. Shahid Hossain, Advisor, Planning and Development of MRDI and Sami Al Hafiz, Group Chief Communications Officer of MTB along with other senior officials of both the organizations were also present at the occasion. Through this agreement, women of the remote villages will be provided training on sewing and stitching through the training centre, so that they can contribute to the well-being of their families. The health care centre will provide primary services including knowledge on safe motherhood practices to the villagers. The centre will also be linked with Char Fassion Upazilla health complex for referral services.