Star Online Report
The government will provide 50 lakh more ration cards to vulnerable families hit hard by the countrywide shutdown due to coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said today.
She announced this while holding a videoconference with the government officials of Dhaka division. The videoconference started at 10:00am at the prime minister’s official residence Gono Bhaban.
The government will not tolerate any corruption and misappropriation in distributing relief to the poor during the coronavirus crisis, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said.
She also warned that action would be taken if any corruption happened during relief distribution. “Committees have already been formed to list the most needy in the country,” she said.