National Road Safety Day 2018 observed
The National Road Safety Day was observed across the country today amid different programmes, including rallies and discussions.
This year’s theme is: ‘Ain mene cholbo, nirapod shorok gorbo’ (We will make streets safe by following rules).
Roads and Highways (R&H) Division of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) organized a rally which started from Sangsad Bhaban and a discussion programme at Krishibid Institution in observance of the National Road Safety Day.
Secretary of Road Transport and Bridges Ministry Md Nazrul Islam presided over the event while Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal, state minister for local government, rural development and cooperatives Md Mashiur Rahman Ranga, chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on the road transport and bridges ministry Md Ekabbar Hossain, chief engineer of Roads and Highways Ikramul Hasan and chairman of Nirapad Sarak Chai Ilias Kanchan, among others, spoke at the programme.