Coronavirus: Bangladesh History Association postpones int’l conference
Publish- March 10, 2020, 10:02 PM
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People wear face masks as a precaution after detection of coronavirus patients in Bangladesh. Photo: UNB
Bangladesh History Association on Tuesday postponed its 20th Annual International conference that was scheduled to be held in National Academy for Educational Management (NAEM) from March 20-21.
The Association took the decision in an emergency meeting, said a press release signed by association’s General Secretary Prof Dr Asha Islam Nayeem.
Dr Nayeem said they had to postpone the event responding request of some participants due to the global threat of coronavirus.
“Health and safety of our valued partners, participants, and visitors from home and abroad is the topmost priority for us, we can’t take any risk over the matter”, she added.
Death toll from coronavirus outbreak, which was first reported in China last year, climbed to 3,830 on Monday. According to information of Worldometer, it has infected 110,071 people globally but a major portion of the infected people recovered.