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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2013

Anti-smoking cycle rally held in Chittagong

Group photo was taken in front of Chittagong Court Building

Dhumpan Mukto Projonmo (Smoke Free Generation) organized a bicycle rally to spread the message “Smoking is prohibited in public places and transports” with the support of YPSA and Campaign For Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) on 18 March. The cycle rally was inaugurated by Additional District Commissioner (Education and Development) Chittagong Mr. Tanvir Azam Siddique and City Corporation Councilor Ms. Shaheda Kashem Sathi which was started at Chittagong District Administration office premises and ended at Bahadder Hat covering other areas of the city. The volunteers distributed stickers containing message of harmful effects of tobacco use to the public on their way of rally.

Program manager of YPSA Md. Ali Shahin, program officer of YPSA Md. Omar Shahed and Didarul Alam, Smoke free coalition members, NGO activists and journalists attended the rally.