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Upazilla Tobacco control Taskforce meeting held in Ramu Upazilla

Participants in the meeting

Upazilla Tobacco control Taskforce meeting was held on 21 November 2012 at Ramu Upazilla office. Mr. Md. Abul Kalam, Upazilla Nirbahi Officer (Acting) of Ramu presided over the meeting. Dr. Akhtarul Islam, Upazill Health & Family Planning officer and secretary of Upazilla taskforce, Mr. Sohel Sarwar KaJal, Chairmen of Ramu Upazilla, two vice chairmen of Ramu upazilla, all Chairmen of all Union Parishad under Ramu Upazilla and all other taskforce members attended the meeting.

Dr. Akhtarul Islam, Upazill Health & Family Planning officer and secretary of Upazilla taskforce presented Tobacco Control Act 2005 and requested to enforce the law at their own areas. Besides that the following decisions were taken in the meeting

  • Arrange taskforce meeting quarterly
  • Ban tobacco advertisement in Ramu
  • OperateMobilecourt regularly
  • Take initiative to stop tobacco cultivation in Ramu