“I have left to the people the satisfaction of the activities of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) for the last two years. My city dwellers will decide on the satisfaction.” This was stated by DNCC Mayor Md. Atiqul Islam at the ‘Meet the Press’ program on Saturday morning (May 14) at the Hall Room of Nagar Bhaban Headquarters at Gulshan-2 in the capital on the occasion of two years of his tenure as Mayor.
Before the start of the ‘Meet the Press’ program at 10 am Saturday, Mayor Md. Atiqul Islam started a campaign in his office to kill the dengue carrier Aedes mosquito ‘Ten minutes every Saturday, clean your house’. During this time he visited the basement and 6th floor of the city building and urged everyone to keep their offices and homes clean. The mayor spoke at the beginning of the ‘Meet the Press’ program about the two-year activities.
At the end of the speech, the mayor said in response to a question from a journalist about the water shortage in Dhaka city, “The water shortage in Dhaka city has decreased a lot compared to the past. To address this, we have formed ten Quick Response Teams (QRTs) for the ten regions. In response to another question about traffic congestion, the mayor said, “We have planned to arrange school bus for the students of every school in the city to reduce traffic congestion. I will take immediate action after discussing the matter with the Ministry of Education and school authorities.” Also present on the occasion were DNCC CEO Md. Selim Reza, Councilors and senior DNCC officials.