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12:00 AM, November 26, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:02 AM, November 26, 2020

Foreign minister, secy test positive

Trip to OIC meet in Niger cancelled

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen have tested positive for coronavirus just before their scheduled visit to Niger to attend the foreign minister-level meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

They were tested as required before the overseas travel and found positive Tuesday night. They had no symptoms before the test, according to the foreign ministry.

As per the doctor's recommendations, they are now staying isolated at their residences.

A foreign ministry statement read that the scheduled visit to Niger by AK Abdul Momen and Masud Bin Momen has been cancelled.

A delegation comprised of officials from the foreign ministry and Bangladesh mission to the OIC in Saudi will attend the meeting on November 27-28.

 

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