CCC gears up revenue collections to fulfill target
Chittagong City Corporation so far realized revenue of Tk.78.24 crores out of target of current fiscal for Tk.337 crores during nine months of the fiscal. Only 23% revenue realized out of the total target for current fiscal. To realize the balance target amount of Tk.260 cr , CCC launched new techniques to realize revenue with full swing, a CCC sources said. In the meantime, CCC decided to publish the names of tax defaulters and and notices of attachment to tax holders.
Besides, CCC taken initiatives to revalue the holding tax in ward Nos. 1,8,21,31,323,34,35,36,38 & 41 after two years of assuming power of new city mayor. CCC sources said the target of revenue for current fiscal was Tk.337.19 cr but upto March 21, only realized Tk.78.25 cr in 9 months of the year. CCC sources said the total tax holders in city was 1,50,792 which incrased to 1,55,063 and the city mayor recently announced Zero tolerance in realslising the holding tax . To increase the consciousness among the tax payees, CCC recently launched vigorous publicity campaign like distribution of leaflets, miking, publications of public notices in newspapers, views exchanging in ward levels etc. Mentionable that the Revenue department of the corporation reshuffled a new led by personal secretary of Mayor Md. Manzoorul Islam as Acting Chief Revenue Officer aimed at fulfilling the desired goal.
JP Ctg city committee formed
Ms. Mahjabeen Morshed MP and Md. Yakub have been nominated as President and General Secretary of Jatiya Party , Chittagong city unit . Chairman of Jatiya Party Hussein Mohammad Ershad approved the 111 members city city committee recently. In a party circular signed by central office secretary Sultan Mahmud sent the approval letter to Chittagong office, sources said.
RMG worker died of road mishap
A worker of a readymade garments factory of CEPZ area died of road mishap yesterday morning at about 7 am .The accident occurred at Airport road near Rubi cement factory . Victim Mohiuddin hails from Julda village of Karnaphuli thana in chittagong son of Nurul Islam. Sub Inspector of EPZ thana Helaluddin told that the accident occurred following the collision of microbus with a tomtom bike near the cement factory in the early morning. The victim immediately rushed to nearby Navy Hospital where the attending physicians declared him dead.
Hefazat warns over dropping Islam as state religion
The Hefazat-e-Islam on Monday warmed the government of waging a mass movement, if Islam is dropped from state religion of Bangladesh.
The radical Islamist platform’s leaders came with the warning ata press conference at Chittagong Press club in the afternoon on Mondaay told that High Court bench will hear a rule on March 27The amendment, along with other issues, made Islam as the state religion of Bangladesh.
Hifazat Organising Secretary Azizul Haque Islamabadi read out a written statement there on behalf of the organization’s Secretary General Junaid Babu Nagari.
Hifazat leaders said if the court verdicts come in favor of the petition, which evetually removes Islam as thestate religion, the country may lose its sovereignty.
Hefazat will hold rally and demonstration after Juma prayer on Friday protesting the writ, they announced.