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Coronavirus crisis: Quader urges affluent people to stand by poor

News Desk : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2020-03-27 4:48:00 PM     ||     Updated: 2020-03-28 5:40:44 AM

Awami League (AL) general secretary Obaidul Quader has urged affluent people of the country to stand by poor during coronavirus outbreak.

He made the call at a press conference at the AL president’s Dhanmondi political office in the capital on Friday.

The Road Transport and Bridges Minister said many crore of people are confined at home across the country to escape the contagious plague. All the countries of the world, whether rich or poor, have been seeking cooperation from one another to cope with the COVID-19 situation.

On this circumstances, the rich and wealthy people should stand by the poor and the destitute during coronavirus crisis, he added.

Quader further said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has already introduced incentive packages to minimise the sufferings of the poor people through the local administrations and assured them of continuing her supports.