World Habitat Day observed in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI The World Habitat Day- 2019 was observed

today here like other parts of the country in a befitting manner aiming to

make the planet livable through ensuring pollution-free environment.

To mark the day, Divisional administration in association with Rajshahi

Development Authority (RDA) and the Department of Housing and Public Works

brought out a colourful rally in the city.

This year's theme of the day was Frontier Technologies as an innovative

tool to transform waste into wealth.

The rally started from the premises of Shaheed AHM Kamaruzzaman Central Zoo

and Park and ended at the conference hall of Deputy Commissioner after

parading some city streets.

Following the rally, a discussion meeting was held there. Commissioner-in-

Charge of Rajshahi Division Dr Abdul Mannan, Commissioner of Rajshahi

Metropolitan Police Humayun Kabir, RDA Chief Executive Officer Rabiul Islam,

Deputy Commissioner Hamidul Haque and Superintendent of Police Md Shahidullah

addressed the meeting.

The speakers viewed that the authorities concerned including the local

government bodies should be committed to ensure quality solid waste

management.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)