Grameenphone has made calls from Bangladesh to Turkey and Syria free till February 15, as anxious family and friends attempt to speak to their loved ones caught up in the devastating earthquake in the countries.
Turkey and Syria are reeling from the worst tremor to strike the region in almost a century. Rescue and recovery efforts in the countries have been happening around the clock.
With the catastrophic disaster making news everywhere, people worldwide are trying to reach out to their loved ones. So, Grameenphone has waived ISD outgoing call charges to Turkey and Syria, enabling popele in Bangladesh to stay in constant touch with their loved ones.
The death toll from Monday’s quakes that hit southeastern Turkey and northern Syria stood at 33,179 on Sunday and was certain to rise as search teams locate more bodies in the rubble, reported AP.
Authorities said more than 92,600 other people were injured in the disaster.