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 News Desk

 Published: 10:11 PM, 16 November 2019  

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Keeping in mind the increasing population pressure and adapting to all newer facilities of a modern city, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Saturday laid emphasis on the expansion of Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) to increase civic amenities of city dwellers.

“If Sylhet City Corporation extends, civic facilities will increase,” he told a meeting on “Expansion of Sylhet City Corporation” in the conference room of district commissioner in the city.

The foreign minister urged the authorities concerned to prepare a proposal on the expansion of Sylhet City Corporation. “We will take the final decision after getting a proposal regarding the expansion of Sylhet City Corporation,” he added.

Referring to Khulna and Rajshahi Development Authorities, he said Sylhet Development Authority would be constituted for the well-being of city dwellers.

Mayor of Sylhet City Corporation Ariful Haque Chowdhury, lawmaker Mahmudus Samad Chowdhury, former mayor of Sylhet City Corporation Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran, General Secretary of Sylhet district unit of Awami League Shafiqur Rahman Chowdhury, among others, were present at the meeting with Deputy Commissioner M Kazi Emdadul Islam in the chair.