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Written instructions for tobacco-free hospitality stressed

Staff Reporter, Dhaka

An orientation meeting on “Tobacco-free Hospitality Sector Strategy” was held yesterday in the Conference Room of the Bangladesh Tourism Board office. Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) and Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) jointly organised the meeting which was presided by Dr Bhubon Chandra Biswas, Additional Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, Bangladesh Tourism Board, said a press release yesterday.

He said, “Written instructions to follow the Tobacco-Free Hospitality Sector Strategy will be sent to the associate institutions of Bangladesh Tourism Board, and all the institutions under the board will be completely smoke-free”.

Md Khairul Alam Sheikh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) attended the meeting as a special guest.

In his speech, he mentioned that the written guidelines prove that implementing the Tobacco-Free Hospitality Sector Strategy is indeed very important issue.

Md Mukhlesur Rahman, Assistant Director and Project Coordinator, DAM Health Sector, presented the Tobacco-free Hospitality Sector Strategy Paper through power point.

High officials of Bangladesh Tourism Board, their associated institution representatives and anti-tobacco activists were present at the meeting.

 

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