Mayor Nasir seeks Manzur’s help to turn Chittagong into a mega city
11 May 2015, Nirapad News: The newly-elected mayor of Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) AJM Nasir Uddin today announced that he would turn Chittagong into a mega city with the help of the outgoing mayor M Manzur Alam.
The announcement came when CCC mayor Nasir made a courtesy call on the outgoing mayor Manzur Alam at the latter’s office this noon.
The outgoing mayor Manzur embraced Nasir when the newly elected mayor AJM Nasir presented him a bouquet. Both the leaders exchanged pleasantries and sweets.
“Manzu Bhai has immense experiences in running the city corporation and I would seek cooperation, expertise and suggestions from not only him but also from all former mayors” Nasir said.
The outgoing mayor Manzur Alam said the courtesy call on the defeated contestant by a winner is a part of political etiquette and culture. Referring to his courtesy call on defeated mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury, Manzur Alam said this custom heightens the friendly relationship among the politicians.
Both Nasir and Manzur spent for nearly 40 minutes during the call.
Awami League lawmakers M A Latif, and Diderul Alam , General Secretary of Peshajibi Somonnoy Parishad Reaz Haider Chowdhury and Sramik League leader Safar Ali among others were preset on the occasion.