Obaidul advises BNP to stand by people in coronavirus situation

Staff Correspondent | Published: 15:51, Apr 01,2020


Ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday advised the Bangladesh Nationalist Party to stand by the country’s people instead of criticising the government in the coronavirus situation.

Talking to Bangladesh Television at his official residence in Dhaka, Quader, also road transport and bridges minister, alleged that BNP was doing nothing for the people to fight the coronavirus epidemic.

‘Without taking a stand for the people in this situation, BNP is holding press conferences and criticising government while it should start to provide aid to people,’ he said.

He said that criticising the government in this crucial time of the country, BNP was trying to get some political benefits.

About the progress of Padma Bridge construction work, the minister said that the construction work of the bridge project was going on as the current average progress was 78.50 per cent.

Besides, the relief and social welfare sub-committee of the ruling Awami League on Wednesday distributed coronavirus protective materials among different hospitals and organisations.

The sub-committee’s secretary Sujit Roy Nandi and other central leaders were present on the occasion.

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