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DSCC to observe birthday of Bangabandhu with 'Clean Dhaka Campaign'

DHAKA, March 13, 2018 (BSS) - Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) is going to observe the 98th birthday of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with "Clean Dhaka Campaign".

The clean Dhaka campaign that begins on March 17 will continue till March 23 with 5,700 cleaners taking part in it, this was disclosed at a meeting of the DSCC here yesterday.

Secretary of Local Government Division (LGD) Abdul Malek, Chief Executive of DSCC Khan Mohammad Bilal and officials concerned, among others, were present at the meeting with DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon in the chair.

The campaign will be conducted on the occasion of the Birthday of Bangabandhu, Mayor of the City Corporation Sayeed Khokon said adding, "We will pay tributes to Bangabandhu through conducting clean Dhaka campaign."

DSCC wants to include the campaign in the Guinness Book by carrying out the week-long campaign. The meeting also revealed that the campaign would be inaugurated on March 17 in the zone-1 while it will be held in the zone-2 on March 18, zone-3 on March 19, zone-4 on March 20 and zone-5 on March 21.

The DSCC sources said the clean Dhaka campaign includes mosquito prevention drive to protect city dwellers from different mosquito-borne diseases.

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