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POST TIME: 7 May, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Call to ensure safe water, sanitation for the poor
BSS, Rangpur

Call to ensure safe water, sanitation for the poor

Experts at a project launching workshop on Sunday stressed on ensuring safe water and hygienic sanitation facilities for unprivileged, ultra poor and backward urban people to improve their living standard.

The NGO Forum for Public Health organised the event at its Regional Training Centre in the city to launch the Strengthening Pro-poor and Participatory Local Governance (SPPLG) project, a Sub-project of Excluded People’s Rights in Bangladesh.

Officials of different government and non-governmental development organisations, Councilors of Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC) and civil society members attended the event arranged with funding of Ukaid and assistance of Manusher Janno Foundation.

Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa attended the workshop as the chief guest with Executive Director of the NGO Forum for Public Health SMA Rashid in the chair.

Civil Surgeon Dr Abu Md. Zakirul Islam, Superintending Engineer of the Department of Public Health and Engineering (DPHE) Bahar Uddin Mridha and Superintending Engineer of RpCC Amdad Hossain addressed it as special guests.

Moderated by Regional Manager of NGO Forum for Public Health Shah Md.  Ahsan Habib, Head of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation of the SPPLG project informed the stakeholders about activities to be implemented under the project.