Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed of DOT
 BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has received an SMS for her first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, as she registered online through the government-approved app, Surokkha, 10 days back.
“Madam got an SMS as a formality to have the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine,” said her medical team member and BNP vice-chairman Dr AZM Zahid Hossain yesterday, reports Daily Star.
 He said the BNP chief is likely to get vaccinated any day before Eid-ul-Azha.
Replying to a question, he said Khaleda will go to Sheikh Russel Gastroliver Institute and Hospital in Dhaka’s Mohakhali to receive the vaccine, maintaining health safety rules. On July 8, the BNP chairperson got registered for the vaccine, the report further reads.
 Regarding Begum Zia’s greetings on Eid Ul Azha, party’s secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir made the remarks at a press conference at the chairperson’s office in the capital’s Gulshan on yesterday (July 18th).
 Fakhrul said, ” I am sending Eid greetings on behalf of the country’s leader Begum Khaleda Zia and acting chairman Tarique Rahman.”lAlso, I pray for the forgiveness of the souls of those who died in this corona. I wish good health to those who are sick” .