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World No Tobacco Day observed


A seminar titled ‘Stop Illicit Trade of Tobacco Products’ was held at the Jatiya Press Club in the city on Saturday marking the World No Tobacco Day to be observed on Sunday.
ADHUNIK (We Prevent Smoking), a national anti-tobacco organisation, Coalition Against Tobacco (CAT) and World Health Organization (WHO) jointly organised the programme.National Professor Dr MR Khan, also chairman of Central Hospital Ltd, attended the seminar as the chief guest.
WHO National Professional Officer, Dhaka Dr Mostafa Zaman, Prof Dr M Jalal Uddin and CAT president Ali Neyamat were present as special guests with ADHUNIK President Amanullah Khan in chair.
Meanwhile, a nine-member ADHUNIK National Coordination Committee was formed after the seminar with National Professor Dr MR Khan as its chairman, Amanullah Khan as its co-chairman and Ali Neyamat as its member secretary.
The other members are Prof Dr M Jalal Uddin, Iftekhar Ahmed Islam, Prof Dr Neena Islam, Engineer Dina Islam, MA Jabbar and Zakir Hossain.
Earlier, a procession was brought out from in front of the Jatiya Press Club before the rally. – UNB


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