Bangladesh, 18 January 2016 : In special ceremony that took place in Amtali city in southern Bangladesh, Prince Badr bin Abdullah, a board member of the King Abdullah International Humanitarian Foundation (KAIHF), delivered the second batch of schools and shelters to the people of Bangladeshi community affected by a recent cyclone, as part of the first phase of the Fael Khair Program in Bangladesh which was donated by the Late King Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz (may Allah have mercy on him).
Addressing the ceremony, Prince Badr asked Allah to reward those involved in the project, including blessings for the late King Abdullah. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also spoke at the event.
He said that the KAIHF was doing everything it can to carry on the humanitarian work of his late father. King Abdullah had established many institutions to serve humanity irrespective of race, color, nationality or faith. He had also encouraged dialogue between people, said Prince Badr.
The other areas that King Abdullah had helped develop included education, assisting talented citizens, health facilities, housing, and support for people with disabilities, he said.
The event was attended by Prince Turki bin Abdullah, the chief executive officer of KAIHF, head of the Islamic Development Bank Group Ahmed Mohammed Ali, Saudi Ambassador to Bangladesh Abdullah Al-Mutairi and other officials.