Publish: 14 Jul 2021, 07:19 pm
The United States Connecticut Governor of Ned Lamont has assured that he would help to address Bangladesh’s COVID-19 vaccination needs to cover its large population.
Lamont, who is an influential Democratic Party leader, made the assurance is commitment during his meeting with Bangladesh Ambassador to the US M Shahidul Islam at the Governor’s Residence in Connecticut on July 12, a press release said today, reports BSS.
During the meeting, the governor agreed to explore avenues for commercial supply and co-production of vaccines in Bangladesh with the help of Pfizer global headquarters for the Central Research Division located in Connecticut.
Earlier, during a discussion with the Ambassador, Congressman Larson and Congresswoman Hayes assured their engagements to further advance Bangladesh-US cooperation on wide-ranging areas, including trade, commerce, COVID-19 support and Rohingya repatriation to Myanmar.
The House Representative hoped that Bangladesh would receive a fair share of the COVID-19 vaccines to cover its huge population.
They all vowed to continue to advocate for promoting the interest of Bangladesh and the Bangladeshi Diaspora in the USA.
They also appreciated Bangladesh’s ongoing socio-economic progress, including women’s empowerment under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, said the release.
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