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Sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law 2005” held in Feni

Sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law 2005” held in Feni

A sharing meeting on “Implementation on Tobacco Control Law 2005” was held on 29th May 2016 at the Conference hall of DC office of Feni. The meeting was organized by DC office of Feni, initiated by YPSA and supported by Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids. The meeting was presided over by Dr. Hasan Shahriar Kabir, Civil Surgeon of Feni district while Mr. Amin Ul Ahsan, Deputy Commissioner of Feni district was the chief guest.

Additional Deputy Commissioners, Executive magistrates, Additional Commissioner (Land), Taskforce members, UNOs, officials of government department, Councilors of Feni municipality, NGOs, journalist, youth leaders, civil society and smoke free coalition have participated in the meeting. The key note paper on TC law and Rules was presented by Mr. Amin Ul Ahsan, Deputy Commissioner of Feni district and another presentation on violation of law  and some recommendations for implementation of TC law was presented by Ms. Nasim Banu Shyamali, Team Leader, Smoke Free project, YPSA.

The chief guest, Mr. Amin Ul Ahsan, Deputy Commissioner said that he will take all necessary measure for implementing the Tobacco Control law and make the Feni district smoke free. He also said that the mobile court and taskforce meeting will be conducted regularly in Feni.

After the meeting a mobile court was operated in Feni district.