AID Tobacco Control Project

Smoke Free Municipality Guideline Signed in Lohagara Municipality, Narail.

Implementing Tobacco Control Law at Public Places and Public Transports in Lohagara Municipality, the Mayor, Advocate Md. Newaz Ahmed Thakur has signed Smoke Free Municipality Guideline today on 14th August, 2014 in a meeting with Municipality authority. Counselors, Teachers, journalists and representatives of civil society were also present there. Among the participants the Secretary Md. Sirazul Islam ; the Counselors, Mrs. Dilruba Khanam, Md. Mozam Khan, Md. Mizanur Rahman; Engineer Md. Safiul Islam ; Taxation Officer, Roxina Khatun of the municipality ; Press Club Secretary Md. Simul Hasan and Md. Siddiqur Rahman, Headmaster, Lohagara Primary School were noteworthy. It is noted that the first draft of the guideline was proposed in previous meeting. Later on, with the opinion of municipality authority, the draft was finalized. Advocate Tonmoy Kundu, APC, AID – Tobacco Control Project – PROTECT highlighted the ways of implementing the guideline and by this initiative the general people will be highly benefited as he mentioned. Mayor anticipated the heart felt support from everyone implementing the guideline.