DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged countrymen to pray to the Almighty Allah so that cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ cannot cause devastation.
She also assured of all types of preparation to combat consequences of the disaster- before and aftermath.
Sheikh Hasina, also the AL president, said this while inaugurating the 13th national conference of Bangladesh Jatiya Sramik League (BJSL), the labour wing of Bangladesh Awami League (AL).
The premier opened the conference by releasing pigeons and balloons at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital on Saturday (November 9).
Bangladesh Meteorological Department has issued great danger signal number 10 for maritime ports of Mongla and Payra as cyclone Bulbul is approaching towards the coasts and is likely to hit Sundarbans in the afternoon.
It also asked maritime port of Chittagong to hoist great danger signal number nine (9).
BDST: 1559 HRS, NOV 09, 2019