Bangladesh hands over 10,000 vials of Remdesivir to India | The Daily Star
11:52 PM, May 06, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 11:58 PM, May 06, 2021

Bangladesh hands over 10,000 vials of Remdesivir to India

Toufique Hasan, Bangladesh's deputy high commissioner in Kolkata, handed over 10,000 vials of Remdesivir injection to a representative of the Indian government at the Indian border port of Petrapole today.

This was the first consignment of medical assistance including medicines and health protection items that Bangladesh offered to India as support during that country's worsening Covid-19 situation, a foreign ministry press release said.

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These 10,000 injections manufactured by Bangladeshi company BEXIMCO Pharmaceuticals are sent as medical assistance on behalf of the Bangladeshi people at the instruction of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, the release added. 

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