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Walton launches Covid vaccination campaign

Local tech-giant Walton has started a Covid-19 vaccination campaign for its employees and officials at Walton Hi-Tech Industrial Park in Chandra of Gazipur.

Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited Deputy Managing Director Alamgir Alam Sarker inaugurated the campaign on Thursday, said a press release.

According to the company, the campaign will continue from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm every day except weekly holidays.

Walton Senior Executive -- Director Yasir Al-Imran, Mohsin Sardar, Executive Director Anwarul Islam, First Senior Deputy Operative Director Tanvir Ahmed, among others, were present at the event.

Yasir Al-Imran said as many as 1,500 staff were inoculated on the first day and the company has planned to vaccinate 2,500 staff every day under the campaign.

"We always give priority to the employee’s health. It is possible to keep the factory running only if they are healthy. All the employees of Walton factory will be brought under the 100 per cent immunization programme. Walton employees are spontaneously participating in vaccination activities. One and a half thousand factory workers were vaccinated with the first dose of Covid-19 on the first day of the programme on Saturday. Walton plans to bring 2,500 workers daily under the vaccination,” he said.

According to the release, Walton has been bringing its employees under vaccination from the beginning of the immunization programme in the country. Earlier, Walton observed ‘Covid-19 Special Safety Week’ to protect the health of its employees. Through this programme, Walton employees have received free Covid-19 test, vaccine registration and medical support.

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