Friday, 24 September, 2021

‘DNCC to sue Dhaka WASA executive engineer’

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 5 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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‘DNCC to sue Dhaka WASA executive engineer’
Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Atiqul Islam visits a footpath which is occupied by businessmen in the city’s Mirpur area. The mayor later ordered removal of all the goods from the footpath. The photo was shot on Saturday. —SUN PHOTO

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has decided to file a case against Dhaka WASA’s executive engineer Iqbal Ahmed Majumder as it found unhealthy environment inside the regional office and numerous Aedes mosquito larvae there.

“We have decided to file regular case against Dhaka WASA’s executive engineer Iqbal Ahmed Majumder due to unhealthy environment and numerous grounds of Aedes mosquito larvae inside the regional office,” said DNCC Mayor Md Atiqul Islam.

The DNCC Mayor made the comments while inspecting the cleaning activities to control Aedes mosquito and dengue in the capital’s Mirpur area on Saturday.

Atiqul Islam said if Aedes larvae are found at any government or private building, no one is being exempted and necessary legal action will be taken including fines against them.

Earlier, addressing as the chief guest at a discussion at Walk-Up High School, the DNCC Mayor he said the educational institutions including schools, colleges and universities should be cleaned before they are reopened.

“It is not possible for anyone alone to eradicate Aedes mosquitoes, but it is necessary to prevent the spread of Aedes mosquitoes and control the dengue situation by keeping our houses and surroundings clean through the joint efforts of all,” he said.

Mayor Atiqul Islam also addressed a discussion on Aedes mosquito and dengue control at South Bishil Adarsha Bidya Niketan in the morning.