:: Staff Correspondent ::
The evacuation drive will continue to save the river along the Buriganga river and the rivers across the country. Love the river. The river needs to be saved. If we do not save the river, we won’t live to long. Shipping Minister Abdus Samad said this while addressing the discussion on the theme titled ‘River Bachao-Desh Bachao-Man Bachao’ organized on International Water Day.
The daily public Dainik Janata and news agency PNS organized this discussion meeting at the National Press Club on Saturday (March 23rd) at 10am. Senior journalist and river specialist Shahabuddin Shikdar chaired the meeting while the Daily Janata Publisher, Syed Anowar inaugurated the Ocassion. The documentary on the river made by Shahabuddin Shikdar is shown on the occasion.
BIWTA member (Engineering) Golam Mostafa and Director General of Transport Department, Commodore Syed Ariful Islam, Chief Professor of Navy and Naval Machinery Department Mir Tarek Ali, former Director General of WARPO Md. Enamul Haque, director of water and flood management institute of BUET, Sujit Kumar Bala, BIWTA Chief Engineer (Dredging) Abdul Matin, BIWTA Officer Association president Abdul Awal, Captain Shah Alam and others were present there