CCC announces daylong mosquito elimination programme

CHATTOGRAM, Mayor of Chattogram City Corporation

(CCC) AJM Nasir Uddin, today announced that a daylong special crash programme

will be conducted in the city on Thursday to make the city free from dengue.

He said representatives of conservancy, health teams, students from

education institutions, representatives of different wards will visit all

houses under 41 wards of CCC area from 10 am to 5 pm on the day to destroy

larvae of Aedes mosquito.

The Mayor's announcement came while he was addressing a coordination

meeting at the circuit house this noon.

The coordination meeting was jointly organized by Chattogram divisional

and district administration office.

As part of the drive, the representatives of CCC, health workers, primary

and secondary schools, mosques and volunteers will also work for the

awareness and destruction of the larva of the Aedes mosquito, he added.

The Mayor said the city people are gradually being alerted to the

prevalence of dengue but there is no reason to panic and sought allout

cooperation from city dwellers and called upon them to build selfawareness

to get rid of the prevailing mosquito menace.

Divisional Commissioner Abdul Mannan, Deputy Inspector General of Police

Chattogram range, Khondoker Golam Faruk, Director of Chattogram Medical

College Hospital, Brigadier General Mohsen Uddin Ahmed, President of

Chattogram Chamber of Commerce and Industries Mahbubul Alam, Additional

Divisional Commissioners Shankar Ranjan Shah, Nurul Alam Nizami, Dipok

Chakaroborti, Deputy Commissioner of Chattogram Metropolitan Police Shyamol

Kumar Nath, secretary of Chattogram Development Authority Tahera Ferdousi,

Superintendent of district police NureAlam Mina, chief health officer of

CCC Dr Selim Akhter Chowdhury and representatives of different government and

private organization, among others, took part in the meeting.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)