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StanChart bank signs MoU with Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute

Head of Corporate Affairs, Standard Chartered Bangladesh Bitopi Das Chowdhury and CEO of Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & Hospital Steven Roy recently signed a MoU on behalf of their respective organisations. Through this MoU, Standard Chartered Bank customers would be able to donate their 360 degree rewards points for basic cataract surgeries with regular lens to underprivileged patients at Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & Hospital.

Head of Corporate Affairs, Standard Chartered Bangladesh Bitopi Das Chowdhury and CEO of Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & Hospital Steven Roy recently signed a MoU on behalf of their respective organisations. Through this MoU, Standard Chartered Bank customers would be able to donate their 360 degree rewards points for basic cataract surgeries with regular lens to underprivileged patients at Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & Hospital.

Standard Chartered Bank recently signed an agreement with Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute and Hospital for basic cataract operation for the underprivileged patients as a part of 10th anniversary of Seeing is Believing, said a statement issued by Standard Chartered Bank.

Under this MoU, Standard Chartered Bank credit card holders would be able to donate their 360 degree rewards points (12,500 reward points for a cataract operation) for basic cataract surgeries with regular lens to underprivileged patients at Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & Hospital.

This noble initiative has been taken under the banner of Seeing is Believing (SiB) project by the bank. This is the first of its kind in Bangladesh. Bitopi Das Chowdhury, Head of Corporate Affairs, Standard Chartered Bangladesh and Steven Roy, CEO of Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & Hospital signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organisation.

Jim McCabe, CEO of Standard Chartered Bangladesh was the first person to donate for a cataract operation of an underprivileged patient from his Standard Chartered credit card reward points. On this occasion he said “We are really proud to initiate this project with Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute and Hospital. Standard Chartered Bank’s commitment is evident not only in its businesses, but also from its involvement in the community. For a decade Standard Chartered Bangladesh has been constantly working to restore eyesight of the underprivileged through the Seeing is Believing (SiB) initiative. This new initiative will also inspire our valued customers to participate in a noble cause”. Steven Roy, CEO of Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & Hospital said “Standard Chartered Bank is focused on community service. Over the years, they have provided various kinds of support to Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute and Hospital so that underprivileged patients can have their sight restored. Standard Chartered Bank has shown that they are, in fact, “here for good” – the good of the community.”

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