Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader has tested positive for Covid-19.
GM Quader underwent the mandatory Covid-19 test before attending the parliament's new session on Saturday and his report came positive on Sunday, said a party press release.
It, however, said the Jatiya Party chief is doing well as he does not have any negative symptoms of the virus. “He is healthy with a high morale.”
GM Quader has been staying at his residence as per the advice of a doctor and taking regular medication and food, the press release said.
The Jatiya Party chairman urged the country’s people to pray for his quick recovery.
The 16th session (also the first session of 2022 and known as the winter session) of the 11th Parliament will begin at 4pm today (Sunday).
As per the provisions of the constitution, President M Abdul Hamid will address the first session of 2022.
All health protocols will be maintained during the session as Covid-19 cases have been increasing sharply in the country.