RANGPUR, May 18, 2018 (BSS) - Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) jointly with District Hotel and Restaurant Owners' Association (DHROA) launched 20 hygienic Iftar selling centres for the holy month of Ramadan in the city today.
Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizur Rahman Mostafa launched these Iftar selling centres at two separate ceremonies held on the premises of 'New Star Hotel' at Dhap and 'Mohua Bread and Confectionary' in Katchari Bazaar areas in the city as the chief guest.
With RCCI President Mostafa Sohrab Chowdhury Titu in the chair, its Directors, President of DHROA Abdul Mazid Khokan, owners of different hotels and restaurants attended the ceremonies.
Senior Vice-president of RCCI Mostoba Hossain Ripon narrated objectives of the initiative taken to ensure supply of pure, safe and hygienic Iftar items.
Earlier, the RCCI authority supplied necessary materials, clothes and gloves to the owners of the twenty hotels and restaurants for their employees, he said.
The hygienic Iftar sales centres are 'Jahangir Hotel', 'Bandhan Hotel', 'Sanu Hotel', 'Baishakhi Restaurant', 'Chandni Restaurant', 'Kosturi Restaurant', 'Parvez Restaurant', 'New Star Hotel', 'Kara Canteen', 'Raihan Hotel', 'Safollo Hotel', 'Mouban Restaurant', 'Super Star', 'Mohua Biriani', 'Khaleque Hotel', 'Falguni Hotel', 'Bhai Bhai Hotel, 'Shapla Hotel', 'Shahi Hotel' and 'Khabar Restaurant' in different areas in the city.
The speakers thanked the two apex trade organisations of the city for launching of the programme in public interests from their social obligations to ensure supply of pure and hygienic Iftar items during the holy month of Ramadan.
Under the programme, RCCI motivated owners of these twenty major hotels and restaurants of the city for preparing, selling and packaging of the pure and hygienic Iftar items.
Mayor Mostafa appreciated the RCCI and DHROA authorities for taking the noble initiative in greater interests of the common people and requested all concerned to make the city free from all sorts of adulterated foods.
Hundreds of the people thronged to the pure and hygienic Iftar selling centres this afternoon on the first day of the holy Ramadan month to purchase their Iftar items of own choice at fair prices.