Covid-19 vaccine for 4.5 crore people in the country will be brought by May-June next year.
Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam said this after a cabinet meeting today, reports Bangla daily Prothom Alo.
He said three crore doses of coronavirus vaccines will be available for 1.5 crore people by the end of January or beginning of February. More vaccines will come later, the cabinet secretary said.
Various information about the Covid-19 vaccine was presented in an unscheduled discussion at the end of the cabinet meeting, he said, adding that the training for vaccination has already started in the country.
Today's cabinet meeting was held virtually with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. In the meeting, the cabinet approved a draft law to establish an agricultural university in Kurigram.