Wednesday 25, May 2022
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Ctg mayor ashamed for increased mosquito problem

The Chattogram City mayor, Md Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, on Wednesday said he was ashamed as he failed to control mosquito problem in the city.

The mayor made the remarks while addressing a press conference at KB Abdus Sattar auditorium at about 12a:00pm.

Chattogram City mayor Md Rezaul Karim Chowdhury organised the press conference on the occasion of the completion of one year of taking charges of CCC mayor.

The CCC mayor admitted that they failed to control the mosquito menace in the city.

‘It’s shameful for me that the mosquito menace increased,’ the mayor said.

However, the mayor blamed waterlogging eradication projects for the increasing of mosquito menace.

‘The canals were under excavation. Water flow on the canal remained stagnate. That’s the reason behind increasing mosquito menace,’ he said.

The mayor said that the High Court recently directed to demolish the illegal structures on the city canals.

‘No influential, politically powerful can save the illegal structures on the canals. The structures must be demolished soon,’ the mayor said.

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