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PM’s videoconference with Rajshahi division officials tomorrow

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:27 PM, 26 April 2020   Updated: 10:13 PM, 26 April 2020

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hold a videoconference with the public representatives and officials of eight districts in the Rajshahi division on Monday on the present coronavirus situation of the country.

“The videoconference will start at 10:00 am at the Prime Minister’s official Ganabhaban residence, and the public representatives and officials of the eight districts of Rajshahi division will be connected to it,” Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told on Sunday. – reports BSS.

The districts are Bogura, Chapainawabganj, Joypurhat, Naogaon, Natore, Pabna, Rajshahi, and Sirajgonj.

Bangladesh Television, Bangladesh Betar and private TV channels and radio stations will broadcast the videoconference live, the press secretary informed.

Earlier, Sheikh Hasina exchanged views with the public representatives and officials of 48 districts of Dhaka, Chattogram, Khulna, Sylhet, Barishal, and Mymensingh divisions in four phases via videoconferences on the current coronavirus situation.

During the videoconferences, the Prime Minister announced various stimulus packages and steps to offset the COVID-19 fallouts as well as gave different directives to the elected public representatives and officials to contain the deadly disease.

The lethal virus till Sunday claimed 145 lives and infected 5,416 others in Bangladesh since the country first reported COVID-19 positive cases on March 8.

Globally, nearly three million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus and 203,308 have died in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were detected in China in December 2019.

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