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Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said that the government can tackle the dengue situation without any hesitation, because mosquitoes are not more powerful than ..." /> Logo
10th-Aug-2019

Mosquitoes are not powerful than human beings, says Quader

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Staff Reporter :
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said that the government can tackle the dengue situation without any hesitation, because mosquitoes are not more powerful than human beings.
"Aedes mosquitoes  have many limitations which have already been identified by our experts. Even  we have fearlessly tackled a lot of challenging too
 incidents like dengue fearful and we can fight this menace."
Obaidul Quader, also the General Secretary of ruling Awami League (AL), made the comments during a visit to Gabtoli bus terminal on Friday to inquire about the journey of the holidaymakers ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.
Replying to a media query on the topic of another minister's remark that "Dengue has spread because the country was progressing ahead",Quader said "We are not concerned about people's personal comments. The actual concern is if the government is doing what needs to be done. You cannot evaluate our work based upon a few scattered remarks."
The road transport Minister said, the government is doing its utmost to ensure that the Eid journey remains free of the dengue menace for home bound people.
Quader assured of the arrival the effective insecticides to kill the mosquitoes and the government will take the initiative to use them soon.
"Although I cannot claim that the situation has been brought completely under control, I can say the government is doing its best so that situation does not worsen during the Eid holidays," the Minister added.