Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | ePaper
Govt to ensure healthcare for Hajj pilgrims: Maleque
Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid
Maleque said the government will ensure healthcare facilities for the Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims.
"A total of 1.27 lakh pilgrims from Bangladesh are going to the holy Mecca to perform Hajj this year. A medical team with adequate number of healthcare providers will be sent to Mecca to ensure healthcare facility for the Hajj pilgrims," the Minister said this on Tuesday while speaking at a press briefing at the BMA Bhaban here.A 207-member medical team comprising doctors, nurses, pharmacists and lab technicians has been formed for giving healthcare facilities for the Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims.