February 6, 2023, 12:19 pm


Diplomatic correspondent

Published:
2022-11-30 19:41:33 BdST

US ambassador greets DNCC mayor Atiqul


United States ambassador Peter D Haas has greeted Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayor Atiqul Islam for achieving globally prestigious Bloomberg Philanthropy award.

The envoy expressed his wish during a call on at mayor's office in capital’s Gulshan on Tuesday, said a news release.

Mayor Atiqul Islam has been awarded a Bloomberg philanthropy award at C-40 Summit in Argentina in October for contributing to address negative impacts of climate change.

During the meeting on Tuesday, US ambassador applauded the initiatives by mayor Atiqul for construction of fields and parks and expansion of greening.

Both parties discussed Bangladesh-USA relationship during the meeting. There were discussion on possible steps and cooperation to alleviate traffic congestion in Dhaka city.

At this time, DNCC mayor Atiqul Islam called for the exchange of experience and models of the command center established in New York City in managing the operations of the command centre established in Nagar Bhaban.

DNCC chief executive officer Selim Reza, chief health officer Zobaidur Rahman, chief engineer Amirul Islam, chief waste management officer Sharif-ul Islam and Secretary Mohammed Masud Alam Siddique were also present in the meeting.

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