DHAKA — COVID-19 has substantially slowed trade and commerce in Bangladesh, but criminal suspects have found a business niche: faking virus test reports.
Analysts say proper virus screening is a must if Bangladesh wants to cushion the blow to its battered image.
Bangladesh’s tax authority has frozen bank accounts of the trio for allegedly selling fake negative coronavirus certificates.
Bangladesh is perceived to be among the world’s most corrupt nations as surveyed by Berlin-based Transparency International.
“Now it has been established,” Huq said, warning that the anti-graft campaign should start at the top and include the health minister and the ministry’s No.