Role of media significant amid Covid-19 outbreak: Info Minister
Publish- July 07, 2020, 08:09 PM
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Information Minister Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday said that the role of media is very important amid the Covid-19 pandemic so that people can get proper information about the outbreak, its severity and prevention measures.
The minister came up with the remarks in a meeting with Jatiya Press Club managing body at the secretariat.
“We requested the media to stand against the rumours and continue operation since the beginning,” he said adding that already many journalists were infected with Covid-19 and died.
The government has decided to provide Tk 3 lakh to the families of deceased journalists and already six families received the aid, Mahmud said.