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Standard Bank Plants 510 Trees at Aftabnagar, Dhaka.

Standard Bank Limited organized a tree plantation program at the mid island of Road- 18, Block- L of Aftabnagar Project of the bank’s client Eastern Housing Limited as a part of observing National Mourning Day and Martyrdom Anniversary of the Greatest Bangali of all time, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman along with all the martyrs on August 15. Alongside of an environment saving initiative, keeping in mind the beautification aspect, including Krishnachura and Radhachura, a total of 510 trees have been planted. Honorable Managing Director & CEO of the Bank Khandaker Rashed Maqsood, Additional Managing Director, CRO & CAMLCO Md. Touhidul Alam Khan, Deputy Managing Director & CBO M Latif Hasan, Head of Business Development & SBL Shari`ah Secretariat Md. Mohon Miah and acting Company Secretary Md. Ali Reza FCMA, CIPA and Director (Land) Md. Al Amin, Operative Director Mohammad Mazharul Islam of Eastern Housing Limited and High Officials of both the organizations were actively participated in the program. At the end of the program, Mr. Maqsood lauded the environmentally friendly program adopted by the government on the occasion of National Mourning Day. Mentioning that tree planting is considered the best Sadaka in Islam, Mr. Maqsood prayed that the reward of this Sadaka goes to the record of the martyrs of August 15. He said "To protect the environment & our health, above all, ensuring a livable world for the next generation, requires tree planting to become a social movement”.