BSS-50 Taposh for lockdown enforcement in coordination with stakeholders

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TAPOSH-LOCKDOWN

Taposh for lockdown enforcement in coordination with stakeholders

DHAKA, June 16, 2020 (BSS) – Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC)
Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh today said lockdown will be enforced in
a coordinated way after consulting with all stakeholders on the basis
of zone wise mapping.

“No area is yet to be locked down in the DSCC. Before enforcing
lockdown, we will make a plan in coordination with health ministry
representatives, law enforcement agencies, ward councilors and civil
society representatives,” he told a briefing at the Nagar Bhaban here
this afternoon.

Before the briefing, he attended a meeting of central committee on
implementation of zoning system to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

“We will go for lockdown implementation after raising awareness
among people and engineering them with the programme as the people
would not have to suffer for anything,” he said.

Seeking cooperation from the citizens, the DSCC mayor urged the
people to accept the sufferings due to lockdown to remain safe from
being infected by the deadly coronavirus.

Institute of Epidemiology and Disease Control and Research (IEDCR)
Director Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora and Policy Adviser of a2i Anir
Chowdhury joined the meeting online and presented some documents while
representatives of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), Lalbagh zone
deputy commissioner , Dhaka district civil surgeon and additional
deputy commissioner of Dhaka district were present at the meeting.

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