Politics

RCC pledges bound to reach services to citizens

RAJSHAHI, Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) is pledged

bound to reach civic services to all its population equally as per their

requirement for the sake of overall development of the city.

We are working relentlessly to bring all the citizens under the existing

public services for their betterment, said RCC Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton

while presiding over the fourth general meeting of the present council at the

city bhaban conference hall here yesterday afternoon.

He says the city corporation has adopted multisectoral development projects

to infuse furthermore dynamism into its service delivery activities so that

the city dwellers can derive total benefits of the services properly.

The city corporation is intended to supplement the government efforts of

achieving the sustainable development goals within 2030, Liton mentioned.

Panel Mayors Shariful Islam Babu and Rajab Ali, Chief Executive Officer

Shawgatul Islam, Secretary Rejaul Karim, Chief Engineer Ashraful Haque, Chief

Revenue Officer Shahana Akhter Jahan, Chief Health Officer Dr Anjuman Ara

Begum and Chief Conservancy Officer Sheikh Mamun also addressed the meeting.

Mayor Liton told the meeting that the city corporation has already signed a

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Power China, a Chinese stateowned

company, for multipurpose development of Rajshahi City under a master plan.

According to the contract, the Power China will formulate a master plan for

the northern city focusing on eight major sectors within next three years.

Liton said Power China would build a permanent embankment on the bank of

Padma River and construct recreational spots.

They would develop the city's transport system and build elevated

expressway, ecopark, metro rail and flyovers. They would also work for

expansion of the airport and develop its infrastructure, he added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)