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34 million people will get vaccine: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that 20 per cent of the total population of the country or 34 million people will get 68 million doses of vaccine. In the first phase of the distribution program, 15 million people in the country will get two doses of vaccine every two weeks.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the remarks in response to a written question from Tangail-6 MP Ahsanul Islam Titu at the National Assembly session on Wednesday,January 27.

Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury presided over the session.

The Prime Minister said the government has taken initiative from the very beginning to get the corona virus vaccine in time. The government has already finalized a tripartite agreement between Serum Institute India and Beximco Pharmaceuticals to procure Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

News Room, January 27,2021