State Minister for Industries Kamal Ahmed Majumder distributes relief goods among the poor day labourers on Monipur High School and College premises at Mirpur in the capital on Wednesday.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 11, 2020 (FILES) In this file photo taken on March 11, 2020 A pedestrian, wearing a protective face mask, walks past the Bank of England in the City of London on March 11, 2020, as Britain braces itself for an increase in cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Britain's banking sector on April 1, 2020 scrapped billions of pounds (dollars) in shareholder dividends and share buybacks after the Bank of England requested the move to boost liquidity and help cope with the coronavirus crisis.
This file picture taken recently shows a general view of the US Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek. Around 4,000 South Koreans working for the US military in their country were put on unpaid leave on Wednesday as Seoul and Washington bicker over funding for US forces.
German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier (front L) and German Finance Minister and Vice-Chancellor Olaf Scholz arrive to deliver a statement after the German cabinet meeting outside the chancellery on Wednesday in Berlin.
American Airlines planes are seen as passengers wait at O'Hare International Airport in Washington, DC recently. American Airlines became the first US carrier to announce it will request federal aid under the just-approved relief package, saying it will apply for $12 billion as it attempts to survive a global downturn sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. The US carrier has seen its business devastated as part of an industry-wide depression, but the funds should permit it to survive the very rough patch without resorting to deep layoffs, executives said in a letter to employees recently.
A police officer orders a vendor to leave after stocking fresh produce from a vegetable market in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe on Tuesday, on the second day of a lockdown directed by Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa to curb the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. Due to the largely informalised economy of the country some vendors have defied the lockdown and came into to the city to up their wares.
Agrani Bank Managing Director and CEO Mohammad Shams-ul Islam hands over relief goods to a day labourer at Zashim Uddin Road at Uttara in the capital on Wednesday.
Mir Group Managing Director Naba-E Zaheer hands over relief goods to a poor man in the capital on Tuesday. Mir Group distributed food items to the low-wage earners in several places in the capital due to coronavirus outbreak.