October 23, 2021, 1:53 am
Four countries have already sent demand letters to Bangladesh for sourcing high-quality PPE
Brac will reach out to the families with support from the local public representatives so that the aid coverage remains effective
The service was named as 'Crack Platoon Transport Service' inspired by the famous guerrilla unit named 'Crack Platoon' that had conducted a number of heroic commando operations in Dhaka during the War of Liberation in 1971
The company claims to be first in Bangladesh to come forward to produce essential medical equipment like ventilators, PAPRs, and oxygen concentrators
Banks will remain open in limited scale from tomorrow (Sunday) to facilitate the financial transaction for their clients though the government has declared general holidays from March 29 to April 2.
Anybody can go to their site (https://coronachecker.dh.health/) and give his or her present basic health information and get an assessment of whether one is at risk of infection by the virus or not
Online meetings will be accepted as valid
PPEs have also been given to the Home Ministry while the Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry and the BIPPA will also provide a total of 50,000 PPEs and 50,000 kits to the health ministry
If policy rate is reduced, commercial banks will get low-cost funds and lend it to affected enterprises at cheaper rate, Dr Fahmida Khatun
And it may terminate around 25 million jobs worldwide
Referring to policies undertaken by governments and central banks worldwide, the IBFB suggested lowering interest rates and increasing the circulation of money
A growing number of local as well as international companies operating in Bangladesh are encouraging their staff members to work from home
Brac will also work for raising awareness among the people over coronavirus
Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has observed the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the bank’s head office at the Gulshan area in Dhaka.
The state-run Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation (BHBFC) has introduced 'zero equity' housing loans for low and middle-income people.
Gonoshasthaya hopes to supply the kit at Tk200 to vendors or labs
Anti-germ spray was sprayed in 30 buses and 15 motorised three-wheelers
As many as 505 Bangladeshi factories received the GOTS-certification last year, while 438 and 396 entities were registered from India and Europe respectively
These scanners are expected to enable better coordination between airport and public health officials to manage quarantine.
They said there is no alternative to research and training institutes to develop the sector