GAIBANDHA: Gaibandha district police have taken up an initiative to distribute masks to the common people of the district with the slogan “Mask Parar Abhyash Korun, Corona Mukta Bangladesh Gorun.”
The objective of the mask distribution is to motivate the people in using masks in facing of coronavirus (Covid-19) infection.On Sunday, a team of police led by superintendent of police (SP) Muhammad Towhidul Islam distributed quality masks to the common people in front of his office and DC office and bus terminal areas of the district town to check corona.
Speaking on the occasion, SP Towhidul Islam urged the people from all walks of life to use masks during the outside works.
SP Towhidul Islam said a total of 10,000 pieces of masks were distributed to the people on Sunday.
Similar programmes were also taken by other seven police stations including Sadar one of the district on Sunday, the SP said adding that it is their continuous process and more masks would be distributed to the common people of the district until the normal situation returns.
The people, specially the day labors, rickshaw pullers, van paddlers and lower income people were given much priority in case of mask distribution, the SP mentioned.