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Bangladesh tackles COVID-19 successfully: Tipu

DHAKA, Aug 24, 2020 (BSS) – Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi today said
Bangladesh is tackling COVID-19 properly despite limited resources.

“From the beginning, media has been playing a responsible role for
creating awareness about COVID-19. We hope that this cooperation will
continue in the future as well,” he said.

The minister said this while addressing a medical equipment handling
over function at the Health Ministry conference room in the city, said a
press release.

The Republic of China (Taiwan) External Trade Development Center in collaboration with Walton handed over the medical equipment.

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Malek and Post and
Telecommunication Minister Mustafa Jabbar also spoke on the occasion.
Under the direction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Tipu said the
government is successfully tackling the COVID-19.

“Walton is cooperating the government in healthcare. This cooperation of the Republic of China (Taiwan) will also be useful to us. Many countries of the world are cooperating with each other in this situation. Everyone must abide by the rules of health, in which we will all be safe,” he added.

Zahid Malek said Bangladesh is successfully tackling COVID-19 situation.

“With the identification of the first COVID-19 patient on March 8,
Bangladesh under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken
appropriate steps,” he added.

Mustafa Jabbar said COVID-19 is a big challenge for the whole world.

“Health workers, police and journalists, including doctors and nurses,
are taking risks in tackling this challenge in Bangladesh,” he added.

The Republic of China (Taiwan) External Trade Development Center handed over 1 lakh surgical masks, 1600 A-95 masks, 20,000 cloth masks, 10,000 face fields, 500 PPEs, 200 goggles and 2 sets of ventilators to the Ministry of Health.

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