All canals of Dhaka city to go under city corporations

Sun Online Desk

26th November, 2020 07:21:10 printer

All canals of Dhaka city to go under city corporations

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Md Tajul Islam said decision has been taken in principal to hand over all the canals to the authorities of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) in resolving the waterlogging of the capital.

Tajul said a committee has been formed in order to assess the efficiency of city corporations that how they will accomplish this project.

The committee will submit the report within next 30 days and final decision will depend on it, he said.

Tajul Islam made this remark while responding to a question of a journalist at the conference room of Local Government Division in the capital on Thursday.  

DSCC Mayor Md Atiqul Islam, DNCC Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, Dhaka WASA Managing Director Engineer Taksim A Khan and Local Government Senior Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed were present at the meeting chaired by Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Md Tajul Islam.


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