Akkelpur (Joypurhat) Correspondent:
Wheelchairs and hearing aids have been distributed among the disabled people in Akkelpur upazila of Joypurhat keeping in view the slogan that social welfare goes ahead in the year of Mujib in Sonar Bangla.
Wheelchairs and hearing aids were distributed among the disabled under the auspices of Upazila Administration and Upazila Social Services Department.
Alhaj Abdus Salam Akand, chairman of the Upazila Parishad, addressed a discussion meeting as the chief guest at the Upazila Parishad conference room on Thursday morning under the chairmanship of Upazila Executive Officer SM Habibul Hasan.
Retired General Secretary of Upazila Awami League and Municipal Mayor Golam Mahfuz Chowdhury spoke as special guest.
Upazila Social Service Officer Md Sohel Rana and other officials of various departments of Upazila Administration spoke amoong others. Wheelchairs will be distributed to 4 persons with disabilities and hearing aids will be distributed to 30 persons in phases.