Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday urged BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir to stand beside the people instead of spreading confusion during this coronavirus pandemic.
Quader made this remarks while briefing journalists from his residence in Dhaka.
Referring to Fakhrul’s suggestion of forming a taskforce, Quader said it was the BNP leader’s “political propaganda”. “It’s not clear what he meant by forming a taskforce,” the ruling party leader said.
Quader hoped that under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, it will be possible for the country to overcome the situation.
He urged everyone to follow the directives of World Health Organization and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Recognising that there has been corruption over relief distribution, Quader said the government has taken action against corrupt people, who are involved in this.
Bangladesh has so far reported 84 deaths and 2,144 coronavirus cases.