DNCC wants to take responsibility of Hatirjheel Lake

Staff Correspondent

20 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam on Monday urged Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK) to hand over the responsibility of Hatirjheel Lake to City Corporation authorities, if they are incapable of doing necessary maintenance work for keeping it in good condition.

The mayor made the remark while talking to the reporters after visiting the lake.

“If all water bodies under the city corporation including the Hatirjheel Lake are handed over to us within short time, we will recover and maintain them to resolve the water logging problems in the capital,” the mayor said.

DNCC is working to resolve water logging problem of the capital with short, mid and long term plans, he said.

The mayor also visited different development

projects in Hatirjheel area in the capital.

He visited Rampura pump house and found that all the pumps have gone out of order. He directed the authorities concerned for repairing the pumps as soon as possible.