Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said BNP, who criticised COVID 19 vaccines from the very beginning, is carrying out propaganda against the vaccines till now and such act goes against public interest.
“BNP is carrying out propaganda against the COVID19 vaccines . . . It is against public interest and a punishable offense as per the country’s law,” he told newsmen at the auditorium of Press Information Department (PID) at Secretariat on Wednesday.
Earlier, the minister addressed a discussion organised by PID marking the National Mourning Day.
Later, he inaugurated week-long exhibition on photography, digital display and Bangabandhu in newspapers organised by PID and Bangabandhu e-corner on PID’s website.
State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr Murad Hasan and Secretary of the ministry Md Mokbul Hossain addressed the discussion as special guests with PID Principal Information Officer Md Shahenur Mia in the chair.