The prime minister asks senior Awami League leaders to make a list of party members who are causing trouble across the country
The people of the country do not need to worry about Covid-19 vaccine as sufficient vaccines are coming to Bangladesh through both government and private channels, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said.
She gave the assurance at a meeting of Awami League’s nomination board at Ganabhaban on Wednesday.
Sheikh Hasina, also the president of Awami League, presided over the meeting, attended by senior Awami League leaders Amir Hossain Amu, Tofail Ahmed, Obaidul Quader, Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, Dr Abdur Razzaque, Faruk Khan, and Abdur Rahman, among others.
The meeting picked 56 candidates for the upcoming fourth phase of the municipal election.
At the meeting, Sheikh Hasina talked about the Covid-19 vaccine update and the party issues, according to the sources at the meeting.
Seeking anonymity, a source said: “The prime minister said the government is going to sign contract with some other sources for vaccine also. The first phase of Covid-19 vaccine is coming from India on January 25, then gradually some private company will also bring vaccine from some others sources.
“The premier also said the health workers and the senior citizen will get the vaccine at first. Then the emergency workers will get it,” sources said.
Awami League president also instructed party top brass to make a list of the party leaders and activists who are creating chaos inside the party across the country, according to sources.