‘Our position is good even though US economy collapses due to Cornoa’- Zahid Malek

Staff Correspondent, Barta24.com, Manikganj
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Health Minister Zahid Malek has said that due to the global corona pandemic, the economic growth of developed countries including the United States and India has slowed down and the economy has collapsed. But we are still in a much better position. We have been able to hold the country's national economic growth (GDP) at six percent. This has been possible due to the sincere efforts of the government.

He was speaking at the inauguration function of the administrative building, dormitory and mural of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Government Devendra College, Manikganj on Saturday (August 29).

The Health Minister said Bangladesh has succeeded in tackling the corona crisis. It has been praised in the global level. He said many people have unknowingly criticized the role of the health department.

Zahid Malek said that wearing a mask reduces the risk of coronavirus. That is why he urged everyone to use masks.

Deputy Commissioner SM Ferdous, Superintendent of Police Rifat Rahman Shamim, PP of Judge Court and District Awami League General Secretary Advocate Abdus Salam, Mayor Gazi Kamrul Huda Selim, Chairman of Saturia Upazila Parishad Advocate Abdul Mazid Photo also spoke at the meeting chaired by Devendra College Principal Prof Nurul Amin.