The annual Global Handwashing Day, dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of hand washing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives, will be observed here on Saturday.
The day marks the campaign to motivate and mobilize people around the world to improve their handwashing habits by washing their hands with soap throughout each day.
Different government and non-government organizations of Bangladesh have chalked out elaborate programmes to mark the day.
Local Government Division under LGRD and cooperatives ministry will bring out a colorful procession from Jatiya Press Club at 8.30am on Saturday. It will also organise a discussion at 9.30am at Osmani Memorial Auditorium on the day.
LGRD and cooperatives minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain will join the discussion as the chief guest.