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Foreign Minister Momen, Secy Masud test positive for Covid-19

Diplomatic Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2020-11-25 15:19:10
Foreign Minister Momen, Secy Masud test positive for Covid-19 Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen have tested positive for Covid-19.

According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, they are doing fine and are in isolation.

Both of them were scheduled to leave for Nigeria on Wednesday morning to attend the 47th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM).

The planned visit was cancelled as they got the Covid-19 test reports on Tuesday.

They went for Covid-19 test as per rules before travelling abroad. 

The foreign minister and secretary are now maintaining quarantine following health guidelines, said the ministry sources. 

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