Summit Group’s Chairman Muhammed Aziz Khan pledges USD 1 million to ICDDR,B Hospital Endowment Fund. This is the largest ever private donation pledge to ICDDR,B Hospital from a Bangladeshi.
On this occasion, Dr. Tahmeed Ahmed, Executive Director of ICDDR,B said, 'Mr. Muhammed Aziz Khan and Mrs. Anjuman Aziz Khan surprised us by pledging USD 1 million, which will considerably boost our strive to achieve our target. We are enormously grateful to Mr. and Mrs. Khan and the Summit Corporation for their kind generosity.'
Dr. Tahmeed added that 'we have set a target for ourselves to make our hospitals sustainable and grow the hospital endowment fund so that earnings from it are sufficient enough to continue our hospitals' operations. I hope more Bangladeshi business leaders would be so thoughtful.'