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President asks stakeholders to come forward to protect haors

President Abdul Hamid asked all concerned to come forward to protect the resources and environmental balance of the haor area.

He said this while exchanging views with eminent persons of different classes and professions including the people’s representatives of Itna upazila of Kishoreganj this evening.

In an exchange of views held at the President Abdul Hamid Auditorium in Itna in the evening, the President said that the canals and rivers in the haor area are gradually filling up due to sand coming along the upstream slope. This is destroying the ecological balance of the haor area as well as the livelihood of the people.

President Abdul Hamid asked all concerned to come forward to protect the resources and environmental balance of the haor area.

He said this while exchanging views with eminent persons of different classes and professions including the people’s representatives of Itna upazila of Kishoreganj this evening.

In an exchange of views held at the President Abdul Hamid Auditorium in Itna in the evening, the President said that the canals and rivers in the haor area are gradually filling up due to sand coming along the upstream slope. This is destroying the ecological balance of the haor area as well as the livelihood of the people.

Mentioning hoars as unique natural resources in Bangladesh, President Hamid said the environment issue should be given priority in any development project in the Haor area.

Local MP Rezwan Ahmed Tawfiq was present at the time.

Source: United News of Bangladesh