Dhaka South City Corporation mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon on Tuesday inaugurated five Secondary Transfer Stations for dumping wastes and filths beside Kalabagan playground in the capital’s Dhanmondi area.
The mayor has also announced Dhanmondi area free from wastes, saying, ‘With the introduction of the STS, no waste or container carrying waste would be seen in the entire Dhanmondi and Kalabagan area.’
Speaking on the occasion, local lawmaker Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh thanked the DSCC mayor for introducing such modern waste management system and requested him to take necessary measures for removing wastes two times a day.
Welcoming the initiative, eminent columnist Syed Abul Maksud said, ‘The newly constructed environment friendly STS would play a vital role in modernising the city’s waste management system.’
‘It is impossible for city corporation alone to make the city free from waste. The city dwellers should come forward to make the endeavour a success,’ he opined.
Among others, DSCC’s chief executive officer Khan Mohammad Billal and local Awami League leaders and activists were present on the occasion.
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