Mayor Atiqul off to Germany


Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam left Dhaka for Germany to attend the ‘International Mayors Summit-2019’ on Thursday, reports BSS. Atiqul left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10am, said a press release. The summit will be held on 30 August-1 September in Germany’s Dusseldorf city. Mayors from 42 cities will participate in the summit. Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany, will also be present at the summit along with ministers and senior officials of Germany, the release added. The DNCC Mayor will deliver speech on various topics, including creating healthy environment in the cities and decreasing carbon emission by tree plantation. Atiqul is expected to return home on September 2.