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Power supply will be normal very soon: Mannan

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Planning Minister MA Mannan today (said power supply will be normal very soon as the government is sincerely working for electricity production in the country.

"We are importing coal to operate power plant...I am hopeful power supply will be normalized within two weeks," he told a roundtable on "Flood in haor region and preparedness."

Pir Fazlur Rahman Misbah, MP, Advocate Shamima Akhter Khanam, MP, Deputy Commissioner Didare Alam Mohammad Maksud Chowdhury, Mayor of Sunamganj Municipality Nader Bakhat and Tahirpur Upazila Parishad Chairman Karunasindhu Chowdhury Babul, among others, addressed the function with Daily Samakal's Advisory Editor Abu Saeed Khan in the chair.

Mannan said, "We have to take all necessary preparation including building infrastructure to tackle upcoming flooding to minimize losses of lives and properties."

Flood is a very natural phenomenon in Bangladesh and it is affected by the natural disaster almost every year, he said adding all relevant organizations have to work in a coordinated manner to deal with flood.


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