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BNP lawmker demands removal of health minister

Published on: 5:57 pm - Tuesday | June 23, 2020

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BNP lawmaker Harunur Rashid has demanded removal of Health Minister Zahid Maleque for “his failure to take necessary steps to deal with coronvirus situation.”

Taking part in general discussion on the proposed national budget for 2020-21 fiscal in Jatiya Sangsad on Tuesday, Harunur Rashid MP of Chapainawabganj-3 constituency called upon Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to replace the health minister by a skilled person who will be able to deal with the situation in effectively.

He said the Directorate General of Health Services turned into a handicapped organisation.

Harunur Rashid MP claimed that the Chines expert team expressed its frustration over the preparation of Bangladesh to fight coronavirus infection.

“Coronavirus is a national crisis. Please build a national unity and withdraw cases filed against political leaders including BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia,” he said.

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