Get united to stop coronavirus: Atiqul

Staff Correspondent

29 March, 2020 12:00 AM printer

The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam on Saturday urged the countrymen to get united to tackle COVID-19 virus popularly known as coronavirus.

“If everyone comes forward to tackle corona, it is not impossible for us to stop it. Along with city corporations officials different law enforcing agencies are working together to prevent coronavirus. We have to maintain social distances to kill the dreadful virus. We have to work together against the Covid-19 virus,” he said. The DNCC Mayor came up with the comments while inspecting the initiatives of Bangladesh Navy to spray disinfectant in Ibrahimpur and Bhasantek areas of the city corporation.

Mayor Atiqul also said, “We have to fight with what we have that way Bangbandhu declared to fight against Pakistanis. Navy meanwhile is now in action and spraying disinfectant in different areas of the capital. We have seen they sprayed it in diplomatic areas also.”

 “Please, help each other and keep social distances. The season of dengue is coming that also has to be reminded. We have to be very careful about that too, he also said.