LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Md Tazul Islam on Tuesday said all the local representatives are working in their respective areas to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
"A committee headed by respective union parishad chairman has been formed in each union to ensure the home-quarantine of the overseas returnees. Upazila parishad chairmen and municipality mayors have also been given same directives," he said in a video message.
The minister also presented different activities taken by his ministry to curb coronavirus.
The activities include forming committees at city corporation, municipality, district, upazila and union levels, ensuring home-quarantine of the overseas returnees, asking the families of the overseas returnees to keep them away from other people, taking legal action for violating the directives of the government through mobile court, opening control rooms in city corporation and regional areas to prevent the spread of coronavirus.