Finance Minister says he'll become 1st to take vaccine
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has expressed his interest to become the first person to receive coronavirus vaccine gifted by India.
"I'll take (vaccine), of course will take. I will become the first person to receive this," he said while replying to a question from journalists after a virual meeting on Thursday.
He was asked whether he will take the vaccine brought by the government, Kamal said, "Yes, I'll receive so what the government has brought."
Bangladesh, however, today received a consignment of 2 million doses of 'Covishield' which India gifted as part of their neighborhood plus policy.
The University of Oxford and AstraZeneca developed the vaccine and Serum Institute of India manufactured it.