Govt to buy 30 medical oxygen generation plants for Covid-19 patients
The government is going to buy 30 medical oxygen generation plants to meet the oxygen demand for Covid-19 patients who have been suffering from respiratory problems.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the proposal at a meeting today. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will finance the purchase.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in a virtual briefing said further details will be shared after the next meeting.
Meanwhile, the cabinet committee on government purchase has approved a proposal of importing 50,000 metric tonnes of rice from India. The price per metric tonne will be US$ 377.88.
The minister also expressed hope that there would be no impact on the economy in July due to reduction of remittance and export.