Chikungunya outbreak: Holidays of DSCC officials cancelled

17 Jul 2017, 20:36

NTV Online

The Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has cancelled weekly holidays of its officials and employees for this week as part of it initiative to strengthen the mosquito killing drive to prevent Chikungunya.

DSCC Public Relations Officer (PRO) Zakir Hossain said Mayor Sayeed Khokon gave the order following the outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease in the city, reports the UNB.

If needed, the decision of holiday cancellation of the officials and employees would be extended for more weeks, the DSCC PRO said.