Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayor Atiqul Islam said a three-day special cleanliness programme is being conducted at the educational institutions here to ensure safe environment for students amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
He said this while speaking as the chief guest at the inaugural session of the three-day cleanliness campaign at Gulshan Model School and College in the capital's Gulshan-2 area.
But, he said, on September 11, the cleanliness programme will be carried out at the educational institutions where the second dose of COVID-19 is being administrated under the mass vaccination programme.
The DNCC mayor said initiatives have been taken to disinfect classrooms of the educational institutions and their surroundings, including playgrounds and rooftops.
Besides, he said, mosquito larva will be destroyed if there is any stagnant water in toilets or anywhere else.
Atiqul said ensuring a beautiful and healthy environment is very important for building the students as healthy and conscious citizens and that is why it is an urgent to keep every house and educational institution clean.
DNCC chief executive officer Md Selim Reza and DNCC senior officials and local councilors were present on the occasion.