He said the Covid-19 vaccination drive will begin at the union level from 7 August. Any citizen above 18 years of age will get the vaccine by showing his/her NID card at the vaccination centre.
Law enforcement agency members will monitor the vaccination drive, he added.
Asaduzzaman Khan further said the request made by the industrialists to relax the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions is not being accepted.
Health minister Zahid Maleque was also present in the meeting.