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World Health Day observed across the country

The World Day Health Day was observed across the country with various programmes with the slogan of “From farm to plate, make food safe”, agencies report.
Discussion meetings and colourful rallies were held in districts and upazilas along with capital Dhaka.  Health and Family Welfare Ministry organized the main discussion meeting marking the day at Osmani Memorial Auditorium here this morning where Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim spoke as the chief guest. The discussion was also addressed among others by State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahid Maleque and former health minister professor Dr AFM Ruhal Haque with Health Secretary Syed Monjurul Islam in the chair.
They said the law with the provision of death penalty, should be formulated against those who are responsible for food adulteration, in the greater interest of the country. The minister asked the law enforcing agencies to work with iron hand for curbing food adulteration.  The discussion meetings marking the day were held in Khulna, Satkhira, Shariatpur, Pirozpur, Magura, Meherpur, Gazipiur, Narail, Natore, Nilphamari, Bhola, Chandpur and Comilla.

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