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Another modern public toilet opened in city

DHAKA, Jan 5, 2017 (BSS) - WaterAid Bangladesh in association with Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) today launched another modern public toilet at Muktangon Park in the capital.

Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation Mohammad Sayeed Khokon inaugurated this modern sanitation facility funded by H&M Foundation, said a press release.

DSCC counselor, ward- 13 Mostoba Zaman Popi, counselor, ward- 13, 19 and 20 Syeda Roksana Islam Chamely and M Liakath Ali, Director- Programmes and Policy Advocacy, WaterAid Bangladesh were also present at the occasion.

Sayeed Khokon said, "We have taken a project to build 100 public toilets. Several of those will be built in association with WaterAid."

He hoped this toilet will meet the necessity of public toilets at Gulistan region.

Khokan said the initiative would be continued and hoped "the public toilet building project would be completed by 2017."

Liakath Ali said, "Clean public toilets are a dire necessity in ensuring public health. City Corporation, WaterAid and H&M Foundation have jointly brought these facility for the commuters. The maintenance will be ensured under the public leaders."

These modern toilets are equipped with facilities including separate chamber for male and female, locker, hand washing point, shower, safe drinking water facility, 24x7 electricity, CCTV camera, professional cleaner and female caretakers.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)