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None can dine in restaurants without vaccination: Health Minister

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:28 PM, 3 January 2022   Updated: 09:28 PM, 3 January 2022

Health Minister Zahid Maleque- File Photo

Health Minister Zahid Maleque- File Photo

Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that none will be allowed to take food in restaurants without a vaccine card. A gazette notification in this regard will be issued within the next 15 days.

The minister came up with the development after an inter-ministerial meeting on the issue of a new variant of coronavirus, Omicron, in the conference room of the Cabinet Division at the Secretariat on Monday evening.

He said the meeting also discussed transporting fewer passengers than the allotted seats in public transport.

Earlier, the meeting started at 6:20 pm. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal was present in the meeting as the chief guest. Health Minister Zahid Maleque was present as the special guest under the chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam.

Mustafa Kamal Uddin, Senior Secretary, Department of Public Safety, Lokman Hossain Mia, Secretary, Department of Health Services, Mokammel Hossain, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, Professor Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, Director General (DG), Department of Health, Mukbul Hossain, Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting,  Shahenur Mia, Chief Information Officer (Additional Responsibility), Directorate of Information.

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