Printed on Thu Jun 30 2022 3:59:53 PM

'Prevention system needs to be strengthened through awareness'

Staff Correspondent
Obaidul Quader
Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader has called upon the government as well as party leaders to stand by the helpless people. He made the call at a regular briefing at his official residence here on Tuesday morning.

Obaidul Quader said, "Prevention is the best way to prevent any pandemic. To protect against the Corona pandemic, the prevention system needs to be strengthened with the highest level of awareness. A little carelessness can cause of danger."

The bridge minister further said, "Sheikh Hasina has extended the ongoing strict restrictions for one more week to protect the public interest and public health and to address the risks. In this situation, the government has taken various initiatives for the financial and food security of the helpless and destitute people. About one crore families are being given food aid for the upcoming Eid."

The general secretary of the Awami League said, "The water level of several rivers in different parts of the country (in the north) has increased and there is a danger of flood. Preparations have been made as per the directives of the Prime Minister to reduce thedamage and suffering of the people in the areas where water flow has increased."

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