Taposh urges traders to close shops by 8:00pm

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Published: 14:32, Mar 24,2021 | Updated: 02:15, Mar 25,2021


Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh. — Abdullah Apu

Dhaka South City Corporation mayor Sheikh Fazle Nur Taposh on Wednesday urged businessmen to shut down their shops by 8:00pm in order to stem the spread of COVID-19.

‘As the corona infections are in rising trend again, all should close their shops and business establishments by 8:00pm,’ he said.

‘We have issued a public notice…If we close all the shops by 8:00pm, the infection will be reduced and we will be able to play an effective role in making Dhaka a clean and hygienic city,’ he said.

Taposh made the call while talking to reporters after inspecting Bangladesh Boys Club ground at Gopibagh in the city, said a press release.

Chief executive officer of the corporation ABM Amin Ullah Nuri, chief waste management officer Air Commodore Badrul Amin and chief engineer Rezaur Rahman, secretary, among others, were present.

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