Desk Report: One of the largest textile woven fabrics manufacturing company, Mithela Group successfully started covid-19 vaccination for its employees. The mass vaccination program held on August 7 at their factory premises under the help and support of Bangladesh Government’s Honorable MP Nazrul Islam Babu(Araihazar, Narayangong) and respected Dr. Sayema Islam Eva along with Araihazar Civil Surgeon. Around 1200 employees successfully vaccinated with instructed protocols & well trained professionals.
Mahbub Khan Himel, Director, Mithela Group said, mass vaccination program is going well in a well disciplined way and with safety precautions. All Mithela employees along with their National ID card are allowed to be vaccinated ,added Himel
Azahar Khan, Chairman, Mithela Group & Director, BTMA; Mithela Group Managing Director, Sohel Khan Directors, Mahbub Khan Himel; Kayas Khan were present at the vaccination inauguration ceremony.
Earlier, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) requested the government to bring garment workers under vaccination on a priority basis, considering them as frontliners who are working amid the pandemic to protect the economy of the country.
BGMEA President Faruque Hassan expressed sincere thanks and gratitude towards the government for bringing the workers of the apparel industry under the Covid-19 vaccination program. He said there is no alternative to mass vaccination of the apparel workers to keep the uninterrupted operation of the factories and protect the country’s economy. He requested all members and stakeholders involved to follow health safety guidelines, especially wearing mask to minimize the risk of Covid-19 infection and spread