Italy expats urged to stay uppermost alert

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Italy expats urged to stay uppermost alert

 Ismail Hossain Swapan, Italy daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:50 PM, 27 February 2020   Updated: 02:53 PM, 27 February 2020

Bangladesh Ambassador to Italy Abdus Sobhan Sikder

Bangladesh Ambassador to Italy Abdus Sobhan Sikder

Bangladesh's ambassador to Italy, Abdus Sobhan Sikder, has urged the Bangladeshi expatriates in the country to be extra careful as the spread of coronavirus in Italy is turning an epidemic state. "You will avoid public meetings, try to use masks while traveling on buses, trams and other vehicles, and be clean," he said. At the same time, “if you are experiencing coronary symptoms, you will contact Italy's toll-free numbers 1500 and 1200 immediately,” he advised also.

Abdus Sobhan Sikder said the embassy is in constant contact with the Italian Ministry of Health, saying the coronavirus has spread to the northern cities of the country. Several death incidents were also reported. In this situation, the embassy is ready to take steps to solve any problem of the expatriate Bangladeshis, he stated also.

Abdus Sobhan Sikder urged the expatriate Bangladeshis not to panic and to patiently deal with the situation. Referring that there is no order to keep the embassy close, the ambassador said, service of the embassy is running normally. Those who are coming to the service are being alerted and all the officials are aware.

The ambassador urged Bangladeshi expatriates to report to the Rome Embassy Help Dex number 333 744 1690, 389 475 6902. Besides if they suspect that someone is infected with coronavirus; He has also requested to be contacted at the Consulate General of Bangladesh, Milan (349 4305 & 320 224 4829).

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