The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) conducted an eviction drive and removed iron fence and pot plants in front of Russia and Saudi Embassies at Gulshan as part of its effort to free footpaths for smooth movement of pedestrians on Thursday.
DNCC Public Relations Officer (PRO) Manzur-e-Mawla told UNB that the eviction drive, led by Executive Magistrate Sajid Anwar, started at around 11:00 am in presence of DNCC Mayor Annisul Huq.
They first removed iron fence and several pot plants in front of Russian Embassy and then pot plants and other barriers in front of Saudi Embassy. Representatives from both the embassies were present during the drive, he said.
Talking to reporters on the spot, the DNCC Mayor assured that security will be hampered due to removal of fence and security barriers from the footpaths.