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US envoy greets mayor Atiq

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 1 December, 2022 12:00 AM
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US envoy greets mayor Atiq

United States ambassador to Bangladesh Peter D Haas has greeted Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam for achieving globally prestigious Bloomberg Philanthropy award.

The envoy expressed his wish during a call on at mayor's office in capital’s Gulshan on Tuesday, said a news release.

Mayor Atiqul Islam has been awarded a Bloomberg philanthropy award at C-40 Summit in Argentina in October for his contribution to address negative impacts of climate change. During the meeting, the US ambassador applauded the initiatives taken by mayor Atiq for construction of fields and parks and expansion of greening.

Both parties discussed Bangladesh-USA relationship in the meeting.

At this time, DNCC Mayor Atiqul Islam called for the exchange of experience and models of the command center established in New York City in managing the operations of the command centre established in Nagar Bhaban.

DNCC chief executive officer Selim Reza, chief health officer Zobaidur Rahman, chief engineer Amirul Islam, chief waste management officer Sharif-ul Islam and Secretary Mohammed Masud Alam Siddique were present.