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Ceiling of personal car proposed in new road transport law: Quader

FR Fateh

Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader

Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader

29 June 2016, Nirapad News: Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader today said a ceiling of personal car against each family has been proposed in the planned road transport law of 2016.

The road transport and bridges minister said this in the Jatiya Sangsad while replying to a scripted question from treasury bench member M Abdul Latif of Chittagong.

The minister said the draft of Road Transport Law, 2016 is now being finalized for updating the Motor Vehicle Ordinance, 1983.

Obaidul Quader said at present the capital Dhaka has 21,771 public transports with route permits.

Replying to another tabled question from opposition bench member AKM Maidul Islam of Kurigram, the minister said some 238 air-conditioned buses under Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) are plying on 52 routes.

He said initiatives are underway to import 100 air-conditioned buses for BRTC inter-district service under the Indian Line of Credit.

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