Health Desk-2 Dec’18: The World Aids Day was observed on Saturday with the theme “Know Your Status” across the country as elsewhere in the globe.
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages on the eve of the day wishing all-out success of the programmes marking the day.
In separate messages, they appreciated the steps taken at the national level to observe the day.
In his message, the President called upon all for maintaining the conventional, religious, social and family discipline to control or prevent the HIV.
In her message, the prime minister said her government is committed to bring down the rate of HIV into 0 percent from the current less than 0.01 percent by 2030.
Health and Family Welfare Ministry organized a discussion marking the Day at the auditorium of Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) on the day where the Minister of the ministry Mohammed Nasim present as the chief guest.