Foreign Minister, Foreign Secretary test Covid-18 positive
Published : Wednesday, 25 November, 2020 at 1:40 PM Count : 402
Both Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen have tested positive for novel coronavirus.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs revealed it in a press release on Wednesday.
The Foreign Minister's sample was collected as part of regular test ahead of Niger tour which came positive on Tuesday night.
But no symptom of the virus was found in him, the Ministry confirmed the matter on Wednesday.
Abdul Momen has cancelled his Niger tour to join the OIC's 47th conference. He is now at home isolation as per his physician's advise. Momen was scheduled to leave for Niger.
Earlier, the Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen also tested positive for coronavirus.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold the meeting on the theme "United against Terrorism for Peace and Development" on November 27-28.
The OIC will discuss ways to raise funds for supporting the Rohingya case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at the meeting.