Air pollution: 10 establishments, 26 vehicles fined Tk 4.45 lakh
The Department of Environment (DoE) has fined 10 establishments and 26 vehicles Tk 4.45 lakh through mobile court operations at five spots in Dhaka and its adjacent areas for polluting air.
The drives were conducted at Savar, Manik Mia avenue, Khilkhet, Aftabnagar, and Bypass Expressway area of Gazipur.
Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin visited the mobile court operations at Manik Mia Avenue, Khilkhet, and Aftabnagar.
"The government will do whatever is needed to curb air pollution. We would continue our drives against polluters," said the minister.
Deputy Minister of the ministry Habibun Nahar, Secretary Dr Farhina Ahmed, Director General of DoE, and other senior officials were also present during the drives.