Newly launched buses, trucks to increase capacity
Live Correspondent: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said efficiency of mass transport in Dhaka metropolitan and inter-district service will increase with the inclusion of 600 buses and 500 trucks in BRTC’s fleet.
The minister made the comment while addressing the launching ceremony of Dhaka-Narayanganj BRTC air-conditioned bus service in Bangabandhu National Stadium area. BRTC Chairman Farid Ahmed Bhuiyan was also present on the occasion.
“BRTC launched the new service with fifteen air-conditioned buses and the number of vehicles will be increased in phases. Already 480 trucks and 179 buses have been added to the BRTC convoy,” Obaidul Quader said.
The BRTC chief said the Dhaka-Narayanganj BRTC air-conditioned bus service will be managed through its Narayanganj bus depot and the route will be Bangabandhu National Stadium-Mayor Hanif Flyover-Signboard-Chashara- Mondolpara.
Meanwhile, Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Riva Ganguly Das today called on Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader at his office at the secretariat. Talking to reporters after the meeting, Quader said Bangladesh would continue its existing warm ties with India whoever is elected by Indian people.
Dhaka, 22 May (campuslive24.com)//MIH