Tags : Pandemic

Serum Institute to send 1mn doses of Covishield to Nepal,

Serum Institute of India will export one million (10 lakh) Covishield doses each to Nepal, Myanmar and Bangladesh, to help them fight against the pandemic, sources said. The move by the Pune-based Serum Institute — the Indian manufacturer of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine — will fasten the vaccination in the respective countries. So far, Serum Institute […]Read More

Afghan envoy cancels address on final day of UN meeting

Afghanistan’s envoy to the UN pulled out of delivering an address to the General Assembly Monday, as the diplomatic marathon that saw 100 leaders defy coronavirus fears to meet in person in New York drew to a close. Ghulam Isaczai, who represented president Ashraf Ghani’s regime that was ousted last month, had been due to […]Read More

ADB approves $250 million loan for Bangladesh’s economic recovery

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $250 million policy-based loan to support Bangladesh’s economic recovery following the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the first subprogramme of the programmatic $500 million Sustainable Economic Recovery Programme, ADB said in a statement yesterday. The objective of the programme is to facilitate a rapid and sustainable recovery from […]Read More

PM Hasina set for her first foreign trip since pandemic

Sheikh Hasina addressed the UNGA for 17 times and this would be her 18 times joining the UNGA Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to leave Dhaka Friday on a two-week official visit to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York and other engagements with a likely stopover in Helsinki, Finland. As […]Read More