Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has taken a move to set a new Guinness World Record through an awareness campaign with participation of highest number of people in a sweeping programme on April 13.
DSCC Mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon declared the campaign ‘Dettol Porichchonno Dhaka" powered by GTV and supported by Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) at a press briefing at Nagar Bhaban in the capital on Wednesday.
This initiative has been taken to create awareness among people that practicing hygiene should not be limited to personal life only, rather it should be practiced at community level to build a clean city, reports UNB.
DSCC in collaboration with Reckitt Benckiser Bangladesh, will arrange the programme to raise awareness among people to make the city a clean and a healthy one.
The programmee will be held on April 13 (Friday) a day before Pahela Baishakh.
The registration for participant in the sweeping programme will be started at 8am on the day at Nagar Bhaban.
The sweeping programme, led by the DSCC Mayor, will start from Golapshah Mazar in Gulistan and end at the Jatiya Press Club.
Addressing the progamme, DSCC Mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon said, “It is not possible to keep the city clean by few of us. This city is our home and it is responsibility of all to keep it clean. We will enter 1425 through cleaning Dhaka city. I urge the city dwellers to participate in the two-hour cleanliness programme.”