The United States will donate 70 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine to its global immunization program. From there, efforts are being made to vaccinate Bangladesh as well, said US Ambassador Earl Robert Miller.
The US ambassador made the remarks at a discussion on US-Bangladesh economic relations organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AMCHAM) on Sunday (May 23rd).
Besides, Bangladesh is also being given importance in other US cooperation to handle Corona.
Earl Robert Miller, the US ambassador to Bangladesh, said the United States has come forward to help Bangladesh’s cowardly economy. The country has provided সহায়তা 8 million in aid over the past 14 months.
President Biden has announced that the United States will donate 70 million vaccines to the Global Combined Immunization Program.
Covax will be given 400 million US dollars. The priority on behalf of the US Embassy is to work with the Government of Bangladesh, the private sector, and civil society to provide US vaccines, oxygen generators, and health care to Bangladesh on an urgent basis.
Robert Miller added that the media highlights corruption in any country, speaks for the common man, so the freedom of the media and the safety of media workers must be ensured.