Obaidul Quader
Obaidul Quader File photo

Awami League (AL) general secretary Obaidul Quader has asked the AL and its associate bodies around the country, including Dhaka, to refrain from outdoor activities as the infection of coronavirus is on drastic rise for weeks.

Obaidul Quader, also road transport and bridges minister, said, from now there will be no outdoor activities of AL and its associate bodies around the country, including Dhaka.

All party activities will be held at indoor maintaining health guidelines.

He made these directives in a press briefing held at his government residence on Tuesday morning.

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The AL leader also called upon all offices and industries concerned, except emergency service organisations, to run their operation by half manpower, stressing on maintaining health guidelines while gathering at religious sites.

Meanwhile, the government has issued 18-point directives including running all offices and factories with half of the manpower to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country.

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