321 risky buildings to be removed in capital within a month

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Dhaka, April 27: The National Preparedness and Awareness committee on Wednesday requested the authority concerned to remove 321 identified risky buildings within a month to avoid accident during earthquake.

Disaster Management and Relief Secretary M Shah Kamal made the disclosure while addressing a programme on occasion of Earthquake preparedness and awareness at secretariat office in the capital on Wednesday.

The authority also will remove risky buildings in Chittagong, Rajshahi, Khulna and other city corporations within the time.

Relief and Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya and other high officials attended the programme.