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Seven years on Google mapping

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28 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Seven years on Google mapping

The Bangladesh Local Guides (BLG), local chapter of Google map based volunteer community has organized special meet up marking its seventh anniversary with the theme of renewable energy and energy saving scope in the country.

Some 120 members participated in the meet-up recently featured with outing to riverside on an outskirt of capital Dhaka recently, said a release. Community moderator Mahabub Hasan shared experiences with the mapping activities and achievements of the volunteer group. Solar Land Bangladesh representative engineer Abdul Gaffar, Project Hilsa Director Taslim Ahmed, Omera Solar CEO Masudur Rahim and Exxas general secretary Junaid Quader Rush were present in the meetup.

Started in Bangladesh in 2014, the community has more than 6,000 members across the country. They are working tirelessly to make map of Bangladesh informative, accurate and correct.