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CCC working to protect environment: Mayor

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 31st January, 2023 12:31:18 AM
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CCC working to protect environment: Mayor

CHATTOGRAM: Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) Mayor M Rezaul Karim Chowdhury laid emphasis on the awareness and civic responsibility to save the environment which is under threat due to climate change.

Non-government organisation ‘Add Vision Bangladesh’ has played an important role in creating the awareness among the people as pioneer to save the environment in Chattogram, he said.

The mayor was addressing as the chief guest at a discussion organised marking the 15th anniversary of the Add Vision at Chattogram Press Club on Monday.

Add Vision Chief Patron and City Awami League Leader Helal Akbar Chowdhury Babor was the key speaker at the discussion.

The organisation Chairman and Central Awami League leader Sheikh Nawshad Sarwar Pintu presided over the programme while National Environment and Human Rights Foundation Chairman Abdul Aziz inaugurated it.

Panel Mayor Md Gias Uddin was the special guest while Councilor Abdus Salam Masum, Abdul Mannan, Chattogram City Unit Swechchhasebok League President Debashish Nath Debu, Poverty Alleviation and Human Rights Foundation Chairman Abdul Hannan Chowdhury Rana, Patiya Upazila Awami Matsyajibi League President Saiful Islam, Chattogram City Woman League Joint Convener Jahanara Saber, Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote Central Committee Coordinator SM Ziaur Rahman, Kattali Arthosamajik Samabay Samity President Mohammad Yusuf, General Secretary Moushumi Chowdhury, organisation President Md Mainul Islam and founder and environmentalist Masud Rana addressed it among others.

Journalist Aminul Haque Shaheen and Artiste Soma Mutsuddi conducted the programme.

Speakers at the programme said if people are not aware of the continuous degradation of environment in Chattogram, it may result in massive disaster in the coming days.

So, everyone should come forward to protect the environment with a sense of civic responsibility, they said.

Special honours were awarded to 15 prominent people of Chattogram at the end of the programme.