Tuesday, 15th June, 2021
Tuesday, 15th June, 2021

Initiative taken to produce Covid-19 vaccine in country: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told the Parliament that an initiative has been taken to produce coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine in the country alongside procuring vaccine from different countries.

The prime minister made the assurance while replying to reserved seat MP Begum Monira Sultan in a question-answer session in the Jatiya Sangsad on Wednesday (June 02) afternoon.

Sheikh Hasina said her government has adopted various steps from the very beginning to protect people from the coronavirus pandemic such as announcement of countrywide strict lockdown and closure of educational institutions.

She also said that her government announced various stimulus packages for the people and economic sectors hard hit by the pandemic.

The premier assured that her government is in discussion with the different countries and vaccine-producing institutes over the technological issues to produce Covid-19 vaccine in the country.


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