The Cabinet Committee on Public Procurement has approved a proposal to purchase 1.5 crore doses of SARS Cov-2 vaccine made by China Synopharm as a matter of urgency to protect public health and prevent coronavirus infection. It will cost 150 million US dollars. One thousand 26 crore 50 lakh in Bangladeshi rupees. Each dose will cost 10 US dollars.
A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Public Procurement, chaired by Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, on Thursday approved a proposal to the table.
The meeting was attended by members of the committee, senior secretaries of the cabinet departments, secretaries of the concerned ministries and senior officials. At the end of the meeting, the finance minister and additional secretary of the cabinet department highlighted various aspects of the approved purchase proposals. Shahida Akhter.
At the end of the meeting, Additional Secretary of the Cabinet. Shahida Akhter told reporters that a proposal from the health department was raised at the table. The proposal is to purchase the SARS Cove-2 vaccine Velosell from the Chinese company Synopharm to continue vaccination activities to protect public health and prevent coronavirus infection.
He added that in the coming months of June, July and August, five million doses of vaccine will be provided to China’s synoform in five months. We do not have any local company in this purchase. This purchase agreement is being signed between the Government of Bangladesh and the Government of China directly.
Bangladesh had been vaccinating for so long by buying the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine Covishield from the Seram Institute of India. The total cost of the vaccine is ড 5. As such, Bangladesh now has to pay double for each dose to buy vaccines from China.
The body of a 10-year-old child named Rahima Akter has been recovered from a neighbour’s house a day after she went missing in Rangpur’s Mithapukur. Police recovered the body of the child while it was buried under the bed of the neighboring Raja Mia. Family and locals claim she was strangled to death after being raped.
The body of the child was recovered from Buzruk Santoshpur village of Balua Masimpur union of the upazila on Thursday noon. Rahima Akter is the daughter of Rabiul Islam of the area. After this incident, the killer Raja Mia fled the house.
Police recovered the child’s body and sent it to the morgue of Rangpur Medical College Hospital for autopsy. Police have arrested one person in the incident.
According to police sources, the child’s half-brother Raja Mia (20) sent the child to a nearby shop to buy chips on Wednesday evening. When the child returned, he raped her. Later, when the child started screaming, the heretic king Mia suffocated him and buried his body on the floor of the house. When the child did not return home, the family members started looking for him. But he could not be found anywhere. At one stage, on Thursday morning, the locals saw the condition of digging under the bed of the house of the neighboring Raja Mia. At that time, when they suspected, they dug the ground and saw the child’s hand.
Upon receiving the news, Mithapukur police went to the spot and started rescuing the body. Senior officials including Assistant Superintendent of Police Kamruzzaman visited the spot.
Mithapukur Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Amiruzzaman said it would be ascertained whether the child was killed after being raped. The body was recovered and sent to the morgue of Rangpur Medical College Hospital. The operation is underway to catch the killer. He said one person was being detained and questioned in the incident.