The leading corporate organisation has been contributing regularly to this fund since its introduction as per the Bangladesh Workers Welfare Foundation Act. In the past 10 years, the company has contributed a total of Tk 974,013,975 to this fund.
A five-member BAT Bangladesh delegation consisting of Head of Talent, Culture and Inclusion Saad Jashim; Head of Legal and External Affairs Sudesh Peter; Senior Manager, External Relations, Arafat Jaigirdar; Consultant Akhtar Anwar Khan and Business Communications Manager Md Fuad Bin Sajjad handed over the cheque to State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian at the Bangladesh Secretariat on Wednesday.
Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Employment Md Ehsan-E-Elahi and the Director General of Bangladesh Workers Welfare Foundation were also present there.
BAT Bangladesh has been working as a development partner of the government for the past 113 years and it has consistently allocated a portion of its profits to the Workers Welfare Foundation Fund since its introduction.