HM, IGP receive vaccine jab
Published: 05:05 PM, 15 February 2021
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr. Benazir Ahmed received the Covid-19 vaccine at the Central Police Hospital in the capital’s Rajarbagh on Monday; Photo: Daily Bangladesh
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr. Benazir Ahmed received the Covid-19 vaccine at the Central Police Hospital in the capital’s Rajarbagh on Monday.
Mostafa Kamal Uddin, senior secretary of the Public Safety Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs, also took the Covid-19 vaccine at the same hospital.
Earlier on January 6, DMP Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam, additional police commissioners have also taken the vaccine at Rajarbagh Police Line in the capital.
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda took the Covid-19 vaccine on February 8. He received the vaccine jab at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital in the capital.
Many leaders of the ruling and opposition parties, from government ministers to MPs, have already been seen to be vaccinated.
Health Minister Zahid Maleque inaugurated the countrywide Covid-19 vaccine campaign virtually on February 7. On the same day, several ministers, state ministers, judges and other high-level personalities received the vaccine.
It is to be mentioned that the much-awaited vaccination campaign started in Bangladesh on January 27 by giving a vaccine jab to a nurse of Kurmitola General Hospital. 541 people were given the Covid-19 vaccine on January 28 in five hospitals in Dhaka.