Students aged above 12 to be vaccinated in cities: Dipu Moni

Educationi Minister Dr Dipu Moni. Photo: Courtesy

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Sunday said the government is taking preparations to inoculate the students, who are above 12 years, in the city corporation areas.

She disclosed this while talking to reporters at Chandpur Circuit House.

The education minister said: “We continue talks with the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to inoculate the students aged above 12 …they could not be vaccinated at all places. There are some technical issues.”

Dipu Moni said it may be possible to vaccinate the students in city corporation areas only.

Awami League joint general secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif, its organising secretary Abu Sayed Al Mahmud Swapan, Chandpur-5 lawmaker Major (retd) Rafiqul Islam, Bir Uttam, AL relief and social welfare secretary Sujit Roy Nandi, information and research affairs secretary Dr Selim Mahmud, Chandpur-4 MP Mohammad Shafiqur Rahman, Chandpur-2 MP Nurul Islam Ruhul, Chandpur Zila AL president Nasir Uddin Ahmed and its general secretary Abu Naeem Patwary Dulal were, among others, present.