Disposal of animal waste continues in city


DHAKA, Aug 13, 2019 (BSS) – The disposal of animal waste is continuing on in the city as sacrificial animals were slaughtered today in different parts of the capital including old part of Dhaka.

As many as 14,000 cleaners have been working to remove animal waste in two city corporations since yesterday morning.

Around 30,000 metric tons of wastes were removed from different places in the capital on Monday, according to DNCC and DSCC sources.

The cleaners are working with a target to remove 7,000 metric tons of animal waste on Tuesday.

Earlier, Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor M Atiqul Islam inaugurated the waste disposal activities at Uttara at 2:30 pm on Monday.

On the other hand, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon inaugurated the activities of animal waste removal at Dholaikhal at 3:30pm on that day.