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The Ahsania Mission Cancer and General Hospital was inaugurated by the Prime Minister at Uttara today (09 April). The 15-story 500-bed hospital starts providing treatment to both cancer and the general patients.

The hospital will be run on a 'no-profit no-loss basis' and 30 percent of services will be provided free of cost to the poor. President of Dhaka Ahsania Mission called the project a 'milestone in the philanthropic area' saying the hospital was built with money donated by the general people. The amount of Tk112 crore, received so far, and the donors ranged from Tk 4 crore from Dutch-Bangla Bank, 1500 from a school teacher to Tk 20 from a rickshaw puller.