Lafarge Surma Cement Limited organised a post-flood medical camp near its project site at Chhatak in Sunamganj on Sunday, says a press release. The two-day camp provided general medical check-up services and medicines for hundreds of flood victims living around the site. The company also distributed relief goods, included food items and oral saline, among them. Its employees also contributed their one day’s salary to the relief activities.
Inaugurating the camp, Managing Director Yong Ngai Chan said the company always stand by the distressed as part of its social responsibility. It has also been conducting a successful rehabilitation programme for the people affected by the construction of the plant, he said. The company also runs a non-formal primary school, a health clinic and vocational training programmes under its community development programme.