Siyam Hoque

2020-06-28 23:25:06 BdST

Bangladesh announces $50,000 contribution to Global Goal mission

Bangladesh has announced a contribution of US$50,000 expressing solidarity for the development of safe and effective vaccines.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen made the announcement for the mission of ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’, in a video message on Saturday.

“We’re pleased to announce a contribution of US$ 50,000 to share our solidarity with this initiative of supporting the development and availability of safe and effective vaccines,” he said.

Dr Momen said this announcement is more importantly for equitable access to healthcare and to combat the proportionate impacts of Covid-19 on the marginalized communities.

He said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina remains focused on the front of the unprecedented crisis.

"We shall continue to remain true to our international obligations while anticipating responsible conducts from our relevant partners in mitigating these shocks," he added.

Global Citizen is a social action platform for a global generation that aims to solve the world’s biggest challenges.

The activists of the platform believe that they can end extreme poverty because of the collective actions of Global Citizens across the world.

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