Tarikul Islam, Khulna: A meeting of the District Nutrition Coordinating Committee was held on Monday morning to ensure that women, adolescents and children under the age of five receive nutritious food. The meeting was held in his conference room under the chairmanship of Khulna Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Helal Hossain.
The meeting was informed that besides ensuring nutritional needs and nutrition, women will be made aware along with massive publicity. Arrangements will be made for women to buy nutritious vegetables of their choice in different markets. In addition, toilets and breastfeeding corners will be set up for women in a certain number of markets. Besides, arrangements will be made to spread the message of nutrition in Khudba by training the imams of the mosques.
Chairman of Khulna District Council Sheikh Harunur Rashid, Civil Surgeon Dr. Sujat Ahmed, Deputy Chief Information Officer of Khulna Regional Information Office Md. Javed Iqbal, Hafizur Rahman, Deputy Director, Department of Agricultural Extension, Dr. Sadia Monowara Usha and others spoke. The meeting was attended by officials of various government and non-government departments.