More people will be brought under the coverage of social safety net. The number of beneficiaries of different allowances under social safety net programs will be raised in line with this.
Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali said this while speaking as a chief guest at a seminar today at Dhaka Reporters Unity in the capital today.
He said, Bangladesh is a very disaster prone country where specially, the coastal belt is frequently attacked by natural disasters like cyclone and flood. About 3 thousand cyclone shelters have been built to save valuable lives in this region.
Urging the local important people to step forward for the betterment of the disadvantaged people at coastal areas minister said, all out efforts to be made through coordination of government and non-government initiatives for the improvement of luck of these people.
Organized by Pakkhik Abasar the seminar was chaired by organizing secretary of the central committee of Bangladesh Manabadhikar Bureau Alhajj Fazlul Karim.