GAIBANDHA: Whip of Jatiya Sangsad and local lawmaker Mahabub Ara Begum Gini said the eagerness of taking corona vaccine among people increased as they understood that there is no alternative to take inoculation to tackle coronavirus.
“The government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working relentlessly to prevent corona”, she said.
Executive chairman of National Skill Development Project Dulal Krishna Saha who is coordinating the corona prevention and relief activities in Gaibandha addressed the meeting as the chief guest.
Chairman of Zila Parishad Ataur Rahman Sarker, superintendent of police Muhammad Towhidul Islam, civil surgeon Dr AKM Akhteruzzaman, general secretary of district Awami League Abu Bakar Siddique, mayor of Gaibandha Pourashava Matlubour Rahman, chairman of Sadar Upazila Parishad Shah Sarwar Kabir, president of BMA, district unit, Dr Matiar Rahman addressed the meeting, among others.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abdul Matin presided over the ceremony.
As the adviser of the committee, Gini said the government started mass vaccination program at grassroots level in the country.
The people from all walks of life are being vaccinated, she said, adding that Corona would not be annihilated in a day.
The ICU (Intensive care unit) would be opened at newly constructed building of Gaibandha General Hospital to ensure proper treatment of the corona patients here, she continued.
Dulal Krishna Saha urged the people to continue wearing face masks, following health guidelines and maintaining social distancing until 80 percent people of the country were vaccinated.