2,936 spots for slaughtering sacrificial animals fixed: Mosharraf


DHAKA, Aug 16, 2018 (BSS) – LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Khandakar Mosharraf Hossain today said the authorities have earmarked 1,936 spots for slaughtering sacrificial animals in 11 city corporations on the day of Eid-ul-Azha for ensuring better waste management.

“I urge the people to slaughter their sacrificial animals in the designated spots fixed by city corporations to supplement the efforts for proper waste management,” he told a meeting on “Slaughtering sacrificial animals and better waste management” in the conference room of the Local Government Division (LGD) here, an official release said.

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon, Narayanganj City Corporation(NCC) Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy, mayors of different city corporations and senior officials, among others, were present at the meeting.

Khokon said the DSCC has taken necessary measures to bring a discipline in the slaughtering of sacrificial animals through launching awareness campaign.

Ivy said the NCC has fixed 183 spots for slaughtering sacrificial animals on the day of Eid-ul-Azha.