District Task Force Committee Meeting at Meherpur
The scheduled quarterly anti-tobacco Taskforce committee meeting of
Meherpur district held yesterday morning on 26 February, 2014 at the
DC conference room. Mr. Mahmud Hossain, DC and the president of
District Task Force Committee presided over the meeting. Among others
Dr. Mohammad Abdus Shahid, C.S and the member secretary of the Task
force. Committee, Mr. SM Rahat Hasnat, District Information Officer,
Ms. Kazi Rowshan Nahar, Senior Health Education Officer, Md. Rafiqul
Alam, Press club representative and Touhid-Ud-Reza, PO of AID- Tobacco
Control Project attended the meeting. The participants discussed
about the different techniques of the tobacco companies that were
applying for marketing their products. Decision was taken to meet the
unscrupulous techniques of the tobacco companies through strengthening
the mobile court operation.
Sensitizing Workshop with the Public places and transports at
Chitolmari Upazila, Bagerhat.
AID-Tobacco Control Project, PROTECT along with its working partner
organization Agrajatra jointly organized a Sensitizing Workshop with
the owners of Public places and transports at Chitolmari Upazila,
Bagerhat, yesterday on 26 February,2014. . The workshop was
inaugurated by Ms. Ambia Khtun , Chairman Agrajatra Mahila Samity
where. Mr. Mukul Krishno Mondol, Chairman, Char Biniary Union
Parishad, SM Sagar, general Secretary of Press Club, Jhimi Mondol, E.D
of Supti Mahila Samity Mr. Biswa nath Roy, President of Bus Transport
labour Association,Chotolmari, and Lata Rani Mondol, Astt. Teacher of
S.M. Secondary High School were present as guest speakers. Mr.
Asaduzzaman, APC of AID, facilitated the workshop.
A quarterly meeting of anti-tobacco student volunteer organization
SUBASH of Narail Government Victoria College, held yesterday day on 26
February, 2014. Professor Sk. Anowar Hossain, the principal of the
college addressed at the meeting as the chief guest. Mr. Moniruzzaman
Rose, the president of SUBASH group of the college presided over the
meeting. Among others who took part in the meeting were Mr. Barun
Kumar Biswas, Vice Principal and professor Md. Shafikur Sikdar of the
college. A decision was taken to organize a campaign program in the
month of June or July for declaring the college campus smoke free.
SUBASH Group of P.C. College, Bagerhat, an anti-tobacco volunteer
student organization organized by AID- Tobacco Control project and its
working partner Karapara Nari kalian Songstha (KNKS), observed the
Martyrs’ Day and International Language Day on 21 and paid tribute to
the martyrs’ of language movement walking bare-footed, singing Ekusher
gan and placing wreath and flowers at Central Shaheed Minar, Bagerhat.
The rally was headed by Mr.Sukanttha Kumar Mondal , Principal of P.C.
College where Mr. Moni Mohan Maondal Associate Professor, Mrs.Anita
Roy, E.D of KNKS, Mr. Arindam Debnath, Director of Mither Association,
Rampal, Shaikh Masud Raihan P.O. of AID and Mr. Uzzal Kr. Biswas
President of SUBASH group along with other members of SUBASH
participated in the rally.
NGO Coordination Meeting in Chuadanga district
The half yearly (Six month) NGOs Coordination Meeting was held at PUS Auditorium Hall toady. Presiding over by Mr. Elias Hossain ED, PUS, Ms. Jahanara Begum, Councilor, Chuadanga Municipality addressed the meeting as the chief guest. Among others who discussed in the meeting were Saidur rahman, Mr. Mokbul Hossain, Mofizur Rahman, Mr. Hafizur Rahman, Obaidul, Touhid Uddola, PO, AID and Md. Taqurul Islam, PO, AID.
1.The coordination meeting to be arranged regularly in cooperation with UNO, sadar upozila, Chuadanga
2. Mobile Court to be conducted accordingly
3. All major places under the municipality area to be declared smoke-free Jone