Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said Indian gift of twenty lakh vaccines have reached the country and BNP is making comments like mad.
“The vaccine of COVID-19 has reached and the Indian government gave those as gift. For this, I would like to give thanks to the Indian government. But, BNP’s statement expressed their mentality that not being able to see any good of a disliked neighbour and always wishing for bad,” he said.
The minister told the reporters on Thursday after exchanging views with the representatives of Bangladesh Sampadak Forum at the meeting room of his ministry at Secretariat in the capital.
State Minister for Information Dr Murad Hasan and Principal Information Officer Surath Kumar Sarker, among others, were present in the meeting. Forum advisor Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury and convenor Rafiqul Islam Ratan gave speeches.
Hasan said BNP hoped that the government could not be able to cope the coronavirus pandemic. But, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handled the situation very efficiently and her leadership has been praised across the globe, he added.