‘No country was prepared to combat corona’

2 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Wednesday said no country in the globe was prepared to combat the deadly Coronavirus and the health sector of every country is not beyond criticism, reports BSS.

“In our country, the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is now combating the prevailing Coronavirus situation appropriately despite limitations,” he told reporters at a press briefing at his office at Secretariat in the capital.

The information minister said many developed countries like the USA and the European countries could not handle the Coronavirus pandemic though they have developed health services and good economic condition as well. No country, even China was prepared for the virus, he added.

Hasan said the Chinese doctor who gave warning about the virus was arrested and later he died due to the virus. Health ministries of all countries faced the criticism, he added.

Besides, he said, the health minister of the Netherlands resigned as he could not deal with the situation. On the other hand, one of the provincial ministers in Germany, even committed suicide, he added.