Country’s leading business conglomerate Bashundhara Group has donated 2.5 bigha land to establish a new police station at Bashundhara Residential area in the capital.
Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan handed over the title deeds (documents of the land) to Inspector General of Police (IGP) A K M Shahidul Hoque at the residence of the BG chairman on Wednesday.
While handing over the deeds, the BG chairman said Bashundhara Group is dedicated to the welfare of society.
“It is very important to maintain the law and order situation. Police are working relentlessly to ensure the security of people, has been proved by how efficiently they handled the situation during the Gulshan café attack,” Ahmed Akbar Sobhan said.
“I’m delighted to provide the land for establishing the new police station. I have decided to provide land for another police station in future,” said the Bashundhara Group Chairman.
Mentioning that the police department will play in important role in the government’s efforts to graduate the nation to a middle-income economy by 2021, the BG chairman said a stable security situation is a prerequisite for operating businesses smoothly.
Expressing gratitude to Bashundhara Group Chairman, IGP AKM Shahidul Haque said there are many residents and establishments in Bashundhara area. Having a police station has now become necessary as it is a model town.
“We are grateful to the Bashundhara Group Chairman as he has assured us to provide the land when we approached him for his assistance to establish a new police station here,” the IGP said.
Mentioning that Bashundhara will be a safe town, DMP Commissioner Asaduzzman Miah said the numbers of residents at Bashundhara Residential area is increasing day by day. “We sought the land for a new police station to ensure security for the residents of this area,” he said.
Other DMP high officials were also present on the occasion.