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DNCC mayor says Dhaka slums will soon be developed

  • Published at 09:27 pm June 8th, 2019
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File photo of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam Collected

The DNCC mayor urged the affluent members of society to come forward alongside his city corporation to help develop disadvantaged children

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam on Saturday said they will take steps to develop slums as well as ensure physical and mental development of slum children.

He made the statement while speaking at an Eid Festival for underprivileged children at Ershad School of Kuril Adarsha Nagar in Dhaka.

The DNCC mayor urged the affluent members of society to come forward alongside his city corporation to help develop disadvantaged children.

At the Eid Festival, various sports events, including football and cricket, and cultural competition were arranged for the deprived children, while the winners were given prizes.

Atiqul actively participated in various events, including football and merry-go-round, together with the children.

Among others, acting DNCC Chief Executive Officer Rabindra Sree Barua, and Ward Councillors Mofizur Rahman and Afsar Uddin Khan were present.