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Despite attempts DNCC Mayor couldn’t contact Health Minister for 2 days

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  • 28th August, 2019 04:48:25 PM
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Despite attempts DNCC Mayor couldn’t contact Health Minister for 2 days

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayor Atiqul Islam could not contact Health Minister Zahid Maleque despite repeated attempts to get him for the last two days.

The DNCC mayor made the disclosure to the journalists while attending a  cleaning campaign at Gabtali bus terminus in the capital on Wednesday.  

Earler on Tuesday, officials of DNNC tasked with inspecting buildings to find mosquito larve were barred from entering the Baridhara residence of Health and Family Welfare Minsiter Zahid Maleque.

Terming the indicident as ‘’sorrowful’’ , Mayor Atiqul Islam said, “We are not imposing fines on owners after visiting residential houses for the first time.

“We are imposing fines on the ownners or authorities of under construction bulidings or commercial organisations, if larvae of Aedes mosquitoes are found, “ said  Atiqul Islam.  

The DNCC mayor said, “I have been trying to make contact the health minister for the last two days but failed.”

Visiting the backyard of the Gabtali Bus Terminal, Atiqul expressed his frustration observing the dirtiness. 

The mayor,however, expressed his satisfaction  visting the Mirpur Model Police Station. He also thanked the authorities of the police station for the better environment.