State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak became the first Bangladesh minister to take corona vaccine.
The state minister received the vaccine at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University on Thursday morning.
State Minister for Cultural Affairs MA Khalid, Health Secretary Abdul Mannan, Information Secretary Khaja Miah, noted economist Wahid Uddin Mahmud were among other senior officials and senior citizen to take vaccine on the same day.
‘Some people are doubting the vaccine and spreading rumours on social media, but I took the vaccine to encourage people,’ Palak told reporters after taking vaccine.
‘There’s nothing to worry about the vaccine. I’m feeling completely well after taking the jab,’ he said after 10 minutes of taking the vaccine.