Live Correspondent: No license will be given by Dhaka South City Corporation from now on to any chemical factory that use inflammable materials in Old Dhaka, Mayor Sayeed Khokhon said on Sunday.
a�?Also, it will not be allowed by any godown (warehouse) to store inflammable materials in Old Dhaka,a�? he added.
He came up with the decision while conducting a joint drive in Lalbagh area against the chemical factories not shifting outside Dhaka within the deadline of March 1.
While conducting the drive, authorities closed a factory and fined Tk 2 lakh to the owner for running ita��s operation illegally.
The owner will be jailed for 15 days if he fails to pay the fine.
DSCC, deputy commissionera��s office, Fire Service and Civil Defence and Department of Environment organised the drive in the area.
Dhaka, 12 March, (campuslive24.com) //AM