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Overhead cables to go underground by November: Taposh

| Updated: October 19, 2020 10:27:25

Overhead cables to go underground by November: Taposh

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has said they have reached a consensus with all concerned bodies to put all overhead cables underground by November.

The DSCC mayor gave the information after a meeting with leaders of Internet Service Providers Association of Bangladesh (ISPAB) and Cable Operators Association of Bangladesh (COAB) at Nagar Bhaban on Sunday, reports UNB.

“We want to make Dhaka free from overhead cables,” the mayor said.

ISPAB and COAB will start working on their own initiative to take overhead cables underground from Monday, said the mayor adding that the work will be started from Dhanmondi area and will be implemented in the entire Dhaka south city by November.

The DSCC will extend all possible cooperation to them, said Taposh.

The city corporation will also allow them to use all their infrastructures upon their request free of cost, he said.

The mayor also reiterated his hope that the entire DSCC area would be free from the rubble of hanging wires by next November.

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