Deputy Minister for Water Resources AKM Enamul Haque Shameem today said eviction drives against illegal establishment on riverbanks will be continued.
“Water Resources Ministry, Shipping Ministry and other concerned monitories and offices are jointly conducting the drives to evict illegal establishments on the banks of Buriganga and Karnaphuli rivers,” he told a civic on Jatiya Press Club premises here.
’Bangladesh Nodi Bachao Andolon’ arranged the rally with its central president Professor Anwar Sadat in the chair.
Organization’s vice-president freedom fighter Md Bachchu Miah, general secretary Advocate Md Anwar Hossain, joint international affairs secretary Monir Munshi, Janakantho Group executive director Md Nazrul Islam, spoke on the occasion, among others.
Shameem, also an Awami League organizing secretary, said water resources ministry is working for preventing water-logging crisis across the country as the monsoon is approaching.
“We are working relentlessly to identify the erosion prone areas to prevent river erosion,” he added.