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Health minister stresses on quality of drugs

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Health Desk: 05 April 2018:  Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim on Wednesday said the government will not compromise with the quality of medicine.

"Stern action will be taken if anyone found guilty in compromising with the quality of drugs," he said.

He was speaking as the chief guest while inaugurating a Model Pharmacy at North South University (NSU) at Bashundhara in the city.

The question of compromise regarding the quality of medicine should not be raised as it deals with health issues, he said, adding, Bangladesh's pharmaceutical industry has a strong position in the global pharmaceutical market and it is exporting drugs to 151 countries across the globe after meeting the local demand. .

Director General, Directorate General of Drug Administration Major General Md Mutafizur Rahman, NSU Board of Trustee Member M A Hashem, acting Pro Vice-chancellor Professor Dr. Hasan Mahmud Reza, Managing Director of Incepta Pharmaceuticals Limited Munir Muktadir, Pharmacy Council of Bangladesh Vice President M Mosaddek Hossain were present, reports BSS.