Comprehensive efforts to cut urban poverty stressed

27 May, 2019 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa has stressed on comprehensive GO-NGO efforts for cutting urban poverty to attain the sustainable development goals (SDGs) by leaving none behind.

Mostafa said this while distributing rickshaws among 112 extremely poor families of the city at a function held on Islampur Honumantola City Cor-poration High School ground on Saturday. World Vision Bangladesh (WVB) under its Economic Development Programme for the Ultra Poor Families allocated the rickshaws for distribution among the extremely poor families for their poverty alleviation through income generating activities.

City Councilors of different wards, officials of Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC) and World Vision Bangladesh were present.