WKB and BAPA jointly organized a boat chain in River Pashur

Waterkeepers Bangladesh and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) jointly organized a boat chain to observe the ‘’International Day of Action for Rivers’’ on March 14, 2016. The boat chain was held at the confluence of River Pashur and Mongla-Ghoshiakhali channel near Mongla at 10 am. Hundreds of boat participated in the boat chain.

From the boat chain, the organizers demanded an affective initiative to protect River Pashur from industrial pollution and restoration of Mongla-Ghoshiakhali channel. During the boat chain, a public meeting was held chaired by the Coordinator of BAPA, Mongla Chapter and Pashur River Waterkeeper (proposed) Md. Noor Alam Seikh.

The program was highlighted in some of the national news. A brief report on the event was aired on some of the TV channels (Somoy, NTV and Independent) of Bangladesh today. Please find some of the links of online news below:

www.Khulnanews.com

www.latestbanglanews.com

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