The 36th meeting of National Task Force to Protect Rivers surrounding Dhaka was held on Wednesday. It ended up with asking The Department of Environment to make a drive towards the factories situated in the bank of rivers surrounding Dhaka. This will eventually result them to set up the effluent treatment plant (ETP) to process their wastes before disposal to stop river pollution.
Mentioning the demarcation pillar on the four rivers surrounding Dhaka, Shipping Minister Shahajahan Khan said that 50% of them are installed in the wrong place. Reposition process should be carried out as soon as possible. Walkways on these river banks will be finished soon. As the preplanned 280 kilometre walkways get completed, encroachment of the rivers surrounding Dhaka will be over with soon.