Postal Directorate delivering PPE, testing kits free of charge

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29th March, 2020 07:37:23 printer

Postal Directorate delivering PPE, testing kits free of charge

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Sunday said the Directorate of Posts has been carrying personal protective equipment (PPE), coronavirus testing kits and awareness leaflets to all 64 districts free of charge.

“Altogether 60 covered vans of the directorate started carrying PPE, coronavirus testing kits and leaflets to the offices of civil surgeons in all 64 districts from Saturday without taking  any charge,” he told journalists.

The minister said Sudhangshu Shekhar Bhadra, director general of Directorate of Posts, has been directed to supervise the activities and reach the necessary medical equipment to the offices of all civil surgeons.

Officials of Teletalk and Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) are working relentlessly to ensure non-stop digital services, he said.

Mustafa Jabbar also said authorities concerned have been directed to ensure uninterrupted broadband and mobile internet services across the country.

 

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