Rangpur to become free from Chikungunya, Dengu soon: RCC Mayor

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RANGPUR, Aug 6, 2018 (BSS) – The month-long mosquito elimination campaign
is being accelerated to turn Rangpur into a clean city free from
‘Chikungunya’ and ‘Dengu’ diseases soon.

Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa said this while handing over a
‘Fogger Machine’ to officials of the section concerned of Rangpur City
Corporation (RpCC) at a function held at City Bhaban on Sunday afternoon, a
press release said today.

Earlier, Mayor Mostafa launched the month-long ‘Mosquito Elimination
Programme-2018’ on April 18 in the city.

With City Councilor Sekendar Ali in the chair, City Councilors Mahbubar
Rahman Manju, Haradhan Roy, Sirajul Islam, among others, addressed the
function.

Sekendar Ali discussed the significance of maintaining cleanliness at
office premises, institutions, homesteads, drainage and sewerage systems in
the city to prevent breeding of mosquito and spreading of related diseases.

Mayor Mostafa said, “Addition of another ‘Fogger Machine’ to the cleaning
section of RpCC would accelerate the mosquito elimination campaign to destroy
mosquitoes through spraying insecticides by the middle of this month in the
city.”

“Side by side the month-long mosquito elimination programmes, we are
conducting the Clean City Campaign for one-hundred days since April 13 to
maintain cleanliness in the city.” he said.

He expressed satisfaction over the successes achieved during the past one
fortnight in maintaining cleanliness at office premises, institutions,
homesteads and drainage and sewerage systems in the city.

He also called upon the citizens to extend their spontaneous support in
making the mosquito elimination programme successful in the city.

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