25 September 2021

Gross violation of building codes pose mounting fire risks in Bangladesh Related news


DHAKA, Bangladesh  Fears of urban fires are rising across major cities in Bangladesh, especially the capital Dhaka, with authorities and victims pointing to a lack of safety measures and gross violations of construction regulations. “If you look at the buildings across the country, including the capital, Dhaka, you will find almost 98% have no fire safety measures as per rules,” Lt. Col. Zillur Rahman, Director of Operations and Maintenance at the Fire Service and Civil Defense, told Anadolu [...]