Anti-tobacco group Progga along with 51 other health organisations expressed their concern over the business expansion of tobacco companies amid the coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak.
The organisations jointly submitted a letter to the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres on April 30 in this regard, said a press release on Wednesday.
The letter said the tobacco companied following different strategies to expand their business amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Different companies were making home delivery through online, it stated.
The Anti-tobacco group also urged UN to curb the distribution and production of tobacco during this worldwide crisis of COVID-19.