Bangladesh Police has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore’s Farrer Park Hospital, with the aim to provide better health care facilities to police personnel and others.
AKM Shahidul Haq BPM, Inspector General of Bangladesh Police (IGP), and Dr. Peng Chung Mien, Chief Executive Officer of Farrer Park Hospita signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations at Police Headquarters in Dhaka on Thursday.
The IGP addressed the signing ceremony and said the Bangladesh Police is one of the main institutions of the government to provide public safety.
“The number of police personnel is expanding and many of them get injured while on duty,” IGP Shahidul said in the event.
He thanked the Ferrer Park Hospital authorities for signing the MoU with Bangladesh Police and requested the hospital authorities to increase the facilities for the police members.
The IGP also urged the hospital authorities to provide training to the doctors of Bangladesh Police to improve their capabilities.
Under the agreement, police personnel can take various types of health care at the Ferrer Park Hospital at a reduced price.
In the initial stage, the agreement will continue for 6 months and will be extended later on the basis of negotiation between the two organizations, said AIG (Media) of the PHQ Soheli Ferdous.
Additional IGP of CID Sheikh Himayet Hossain, Additional IGP (Administration and Operations) of the PHQ Md Mokhlesur Rahman, Rab Director General Benazir Ahmed, DMP Commissioner Md. Aashaduzzaman Mia, Additional IGP of Railway Police Range Abul Kashem, Industrial Police Additional IGP Md Nowsher Ali, senior official of the PHQ and representatives from the Ferrer Park Hospital were present.