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RCC vows to prevent dengue spread

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has taken

initiatives of expediting its conservancy and other cleanliness activities to
prevent the dengue spread.

The city corporation has already strengthened the activities of preventing
the breeding places of mosquitoes and generating awareness among the public
in general in this regard.

As part of their adopted measures, the RCC officials held a meeting with ward
secretaries, mosquito inspectors and supervisors at the city bhaban
conference hall today.

Chief Executive Officer Dr ABM Sharif Uddin, Secretary Moshiur Rahman, Chief
Health Officer Dr AFM Anzuman Ara Begum, Chief Revenue Officer Abu Saleh Nur-
E-Sayeed and Deputy Chief Conservancy Officer Selim Reza addressed the
meeting.

Giving direction to the ward level officers and others concerned Dr Sharif
Uddin said there is no way but to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes and
generate mass-awareness to resist dengue spread.

He asked them to expedite their activities more to attain the cherished goal.

Dr Sharif also said legal action will be taken against the owners of houses,
buildings and institutions if mosquito larvae are found in their catchment
areas.

Water stagnant in flower tub, broken utensil, abandoned tier, tin pot and
drum not to be allowed.

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