Mayor Atiqul off to Denmark
Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Atiqul Islam left here for Denmark on Tuesday to attend the 2019 C40 World Mayors Summit.
DNCC chief public relations officer ASM Mamun told said that Atiqul left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 2:00am.
The summit, which is considered as the most important event of the year on tackling climate change, will be held on 9-12 October in Denmark's capital city Copenhagen, said the DNCC official.
Mayors, business leaders, volunteers, scientists and environment activists from across the world will participate in the summit.
The participators will highlight the future plans and strategies taken to deal with the effects of the climate changes.
C-40 is an organisation of 94 megacities which deals with tackling the climate changes. The DNCC Mayor is expected to fly home directly after finishing the summit. -BSS