Update July 30, 2019

Dhaka 5-29 pm, 08-August, 2020

Cabinet division urges govt employees not to leave capital during Eid vacation

Mirajul Moin Joy

Against the backdrop of the dengue outbreak throughout the country, the Cabinet Division has urged the government officials and employees not to leave the capital during the Eid vacation.

Following a review meeting on prevention of dengue, tackling the flood situation and resisting rumours at the Cabinet Division room here today, Cabinet Division Secretary (coordination and reform) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman disclosed this to journalists.

The government is discouraging the government employees not to celebrate the Eid festival outside their workstations, said the official, adding that the government officials and employees have been asked to keep clean their respective residences and workplaces to check the breeding of the Aedes mosquito which is responsible for dengue fever.

Referring to the Eid holiday cancellation of the Health Department officials and employees, Mujibur Rahman said the physicians, who are taking training, have been asked to join their respective healthcare centers quitting their training in view of the crisis physicians required for dengue treatment.

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