State Minister for Water Resources Zaheed Farooque on Tuesday stressed the need for preventing river erosion throughout the country.
He also directed the officials concerned to finish the ongoing projects immediately.The minister gave the directives while exchanging views with officials and employees of Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) at a meeting at the conference room of BWDB in the capital’s Motijheel, says a press release.
As per the directive, a total of nine committees were formed for nine zones under BWDB and asked to report immediately finding river erosion areas.
Deputy Minister AKM Enamul Hoque Shameem was also present at the event.
BWDB’s employees, staff members and professional organisations greeted the new ministers with flowers at the office.