Medical &Health

Migrants listed in priority list for Covid-19 vaccine

Migrant workers bound for overseas destinations have been enlisted in priority list to get Covid-19 vaccine jabs.

The Department of Health issued a letter regarding the matter on Thursday.

Imran Ahmed, the minister of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment ministry has expressed satisfaction over the inclusion of expatriate workers in the list.

A meeting was held yesterday between the relevant ministry and the health ministry to discuss the issue of vaccination of expatriate workers on priority basis. During the meeting, Health Minister Zahid Maleque assured that expatriate workers would be given vaccines on priority basis.

Source: United News of Bangladesh