According to a news release, the ceremony took place on April 18 in the DNCC office auditorium, where DNCC Mayor Atiqul Islam handed 14,000 new garments to disadvantaged children who would otherwise miss out on Eid festivities.
On the occasion, children ranging in age from two to nine years old were present from different locations in Dhaka.
Daraz Cares, a social concern of Daraz Bangladesh Limited, organized “Sneher Eid Upohar” as a CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) initiative.
The Eid clothing donation event was attended by Daraz top officials, including AHM Hasinul Quddus Rusho, chief corporate affairs officer; MD Samsul Masud, head of Government Relations; Ahsan Jamil, head of CSR and Sustainable Development; and Mashiur Rahman, senior executive, CSR and Sustainable Development.
Regarding the event, Atiqul Islam, Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation, said: “First of all, I would like to thank Daraz, and everyone present here for participating in this initiative to spread the joy of Eid among marginalized children. Through this initiative, 14,000 families from 10 wards can enjoy Eid festivities with new clothes. These children are the future of our country and the world, which is why it is our responsibility to nurture and guide them. Special thanks to Daraz, a reputed company in the e-commerce industry, for standing by this precious group of children.”