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FBCCI to spray disinfectants from N'ganj to Uttara today

April 01, 2020 00:00:00

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) will start a two-day programme starting Wednesday to spray disinfectants from Narayanganj to Uttara in the capital as part of its effort to fight coronavirus. The business apex body has teamed up with the Bangladesh Tanklorry Association and the North and South City Corporation to implement the programme. It said 20 tanklorries will commence the disinfection work from in front of the FBCCI Icon Tower at Motijheel at 9:30 am on Wednesday. To implement the project four routes have been chosen so that the programme covers most of Dhaka city, including Uttara and Gabtoli. 1st route is: Motijheel to Gabtoli (Motijheel-GPO-Shahbagh-Elephant Road-Jigatola-Mohammedpur-Asad Gate-Shyamoli-Gabtoli. Five tanklorries will be used. 2nd route: Motijheel to Uttara (Motijheel-Fakirerpool-Kakrail-Shantinagar, Malibagh-Rampura- Notun Bazar-Biswa Road-Airport-Uttara. Five tanklorries will operate. 3rd route: Motijheel to Gushan (Motijheel-Kamlapur-Rajarbagh-Shahjahanpur-Rampura-Hatirjheel-Gulshan. Five tankorries will operate. 4th route: Motijheel to Narayanganj. (Motijheel-Gulistan-Nawabpur, English Road-Babu Bazar-Chunkatia-Narayanganj). Apart from the disinfection programme, the FBCCI has already announced that it will soon distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) among the healthcare and essential service workers. A consignment of the PPE is already on the way to Bangladesh from China, it said. — Statement

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