Amid the surge in coronavirus cases and deaths, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahabuddin has encouraged people to take juicy seasonal fruits in a bid to boost their immune system.
He also called upon people remain high alert and follow the health safety guidelines to eschew the infection of the coronavirus.
The minister put forwarded the suggestions by joining a fruits distribution programme in Moulvibazar from his residence in Dhaka through videoconference.
Different seasonal fruits, including litchi, bananas, pineapples and mangoes, were distributed among 234 surviving freedom fighters of Moulvibazar district as gifts from the Prime Minister on behalf of the Minister.
Shahabuddin said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been sincerely working for the wellbeing of the freedom fighter in the country.
He also assured the freedom fighters that government will continue to distribute cash, rice, pulses, potatoes, oil and other essential commodities among them and the unemployed and needy people until the coronavirus crisis is over.