Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has urged the affluent people of the society to lend their hands to the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
He made the call on Sunday (Mar 29), while speaking at a press conference at Awami League President’s political office at Dhanmondi in Dhaka, reports UNB.
“In these days of humanitarian crisis stand beside people,” said Quader.
The people of this country always remain steady in the face of disaster, and have never been defeated, he added.
He also urged people to ignore rumours, to keep following health guidelines, and to maintain social distancing.
Quader assured that his party leaders and activists will stand by the people.
He added that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is observing the situation closely and giving necessary directives.
Bangladesh has so far confirmed 48 Covid-19 cases and five deaths.