The Department of Explosive has issued directives to stop the use and supply of oxygen to industrial establishments during the coronavirus infection across the country and to supply oxygen only to hospitals.
The directives have been given to five oxygen producing companies in the country.
Chief Explosive Inspector Abul Kalam Azad confirmed this on Tuesday (April 27).
He said, “A letter in this regard was issued on April 23 informing the concerned parties.”
The country’s five oxygen producing companies are Linde Bangladesh, Spectra Oxygen Limited, Islam Oxygen Limited, DR Industries Limited and Messrs. Bangladesh Industrial Gas Limited.