Mayor Atqiul seeks co-op to demolish illegal structures

Staff Correspondent

12 July, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Md Atiqul Islam on Thursday sought cooperation from all to demolish illegal structures in the city corporation.

During his visit to numerous development-works of roads in Kalshi, Pallabi, Benaroshi Palli and Mirpur 11 areas in the capital, the mayor said, “We want full cooperation from all to make the areas livable.”

Expressing his dissatisfaction, Atiqul said, “The construction works of footpaths, drains and roads is being impeded in many areas due to illegal structures.”

Schools, houses and shops established illegally in the areas under the city corporation will be demolished soon, he added.

Among others, DNCC panel mayor Jamal Mostafa, Ward councilors Jahirul Islam Manik, Abdur Rouf Nannu, chief engineer Brig General sayeed Ahmed,  Additional Chief Engineer Md  Sharif Uddin, executive magistrate Sajid Anwar and others also accompanied the mayor.