Construction work of two clinics begins in Shaghata GAIBANDHA

GAIBANDHA, Construction work of two community

clinics located at Tepa Padum Sahar North and South villages under Padum

Sahar union of Shaghata upazila in the district began on Friday afternoon

amid much enthusiasm to the locals.

Deputy speaker of the Jatiya Sangshad and local lawmaker Advocated Fazle

Rabbi Miah formally inaugurated the works through laying down the foundation

stone of the clinics in the afternoon as the chief guest.

Speaking on the occasion deputy speaker Advocate Fazle Rabbi Miah said the

government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had been working relentlessly

since 2009 for overall development of the health sector to build a healthy

nation.

The community clinics had been established in the rural areas of the

country at the cordial efforts of PM Sheikh Hasina and the philosophy of the

clinics was to provide primary healthcare services with medicines to the

grass level people free of cost, the deputy speaker also said.

The deputy speaker also instructed the engineers and the contractors to

complete the construction works of the clinics properly and timely.

Civil surgeon Dr. ABM Abu Hanif, upazila chairman M. Jahangir Alam, UNO

Uzzal Kumar Ghos, acting assistant engineer of Health Engineering Department

(HED) M. Nazrul Islam, political leaders and local elite including

journalists were present on the occasion.

The clinics are being constructed at the cost of TK 53 lakh at the direct

supervision of HED under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare while

government of Bangladesh is providing the fund, office sources said.

The works would be finished on September, 2019 it is expected, sources

added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)