Dhaka (Channel TT): The vessel will also be converted to isolation center or hospital to deal with the outbreak of Corona virus. In the meantime, the Launch Owners Association has given permission. The Ministry of Health is ready to use the launches as an isolation center if it deems it necessary.
State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury said this during a meeting with private launch owners at Dhaka Sadarghat Terminal Meeting on Saturday to prevent Corona transmission in the boat.
The state minister said it would play an important role in preventing coronary infection, including speedy delivery of medical care to the people of the coastal region.
Shipping Secretary Mohammad Mezbah Uddin Chowdhury, Chairman of Bangladesh Inland Shipping Authority (BIWTA), Chairman of the launch owners association Mahmud Uddin Ahmed Birbikram and other launch owners and BIWTA were present on the occasion.