Bangladesh sympathizes with victims of Covid-19, cyclone, calls for support
The President of Bangladesh, M Abdul Hamid, has expressed his sympathy to the victims of Covid-19 pandemic and cyclone Amphan, calling on the rich people of the society to stand by the poor.
While making this call in his speech on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday May 24, 2020, president Hamid noted that the support is necessary during this coronavirus pandemic and super cyclone ‘Amphan’ that hit Bangladesh coastlines recently.
The President said, “In times of disaster, I urge rich and affluent people to stand by the poor and affected people in south-western region of the country.”
He also sympathized with families who lost their members due to
COVID-19 outbreak and prayed for the speedy recovery of victims of the cyclone ‘Apmhan’.
While commenting on the lethal coronavirus outbreak, the President said, “Bangladesh is celebrating Eid at the time when the world is plagued by the deadly COVID-19 virus.
“Besides, the coronavirus infection is on the rise throughout the country. At this time, it is very important to perform proper normal duties to prevent any virus like situation,” he added.