1 lakh masks distributed in Gopalganj

Published : 12 Apr 2021 09:10 PM | Updated : 12 Apr 2021 09:10 PM

Government has declared a strict lockdown from 14 April to prevent the spread of second wave of coronavirus. Regarding that, Gopalganj district administration has taken initiative to distribute more than 1 lakh masks among people of the district to prevent the second wave of Covid-19, on Monday.

Gopalganj Deputy Commissioner Shahida Sultana inaugurated the mask distribution program at Monday morning. Officers of District Information Office and other officials took part at the program. 

DC Shahida Sultana then distributed masks among people from all walks of lives at Launch Terminal area. 5 upazilas and 4 municipalities of the district also distributed masks on the same day. A total of 1 lakh masks had been distributed.

Deputy Commissioner meanwhile spoke with the journalists and informed about the work plans of district administration regarding helping people during lockdown. She urged all to wear masks and follow hygiene rules.

Gopalganj Awami League General Secretary Mahabub Ali Khan, Gopalganj Mayor Kazi Liaqat Ali, ASP Abdullah Al MAsud, Additional Deputy Commissioner Md Iliasur Rahman, Additional District Magistrate Ikbal Hossain, Gopalganj Sadar UNO Rashedur Rahman and other officials were present at the programme.