Public transport to remain shut for 9 days ahead of Eid-ul-Azha
Published : Wednesday, 15 July, 2020 at 1:31 PM Count : 512
The government has decided to shut public transport services five days before Eid-ul-Azha and three more days after the eid.
A letter has been sent to the concerned Ministry and department from the cabinet on Wednesday in this regard.
State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury confirmed the government's directives.
He said those who want to go home to celebrate eid with the family, will have to leave Dhaka five days before the eid. And those want to return to the capital from their village home, will have to return after three days.
Road,Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader also sent a letter to the chairman of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority for taking steps in this regard.