Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has provided financial assistance of Tk 8.63 crore to 6,790 more Qawmi madrasas across the country ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.
"The prime minister has given the financial assistance of Tk 863,45,000 for the country's another 6,970 Qawmi madrasas," PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told the news agency yesterday.
The allocated money was sent to the bank accounts of the deputy commissioners through electronic fund transfer (EFT) on Sunday.
Of the 6,970 Qawmi madrasas, 839 are in Rangpur, 662 in Rajshahi, 431 in Khulna, 202 in Barishal, 937 in Mymensingh, 2,202 in Dhaka, 1,211 in Chattogram and 486 in Sylhet divisions.
Earlier, the premier had provided financial assistance of Tk 8.31 crore to nearly 7,000 Qawmi madrasas during the month of Ramadan.