Quader says flood-hit roads to be repaired before Eid
Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said the roads in the flood-affected areas will be repaired on emergency basis ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.
“The roads in the flood-affected areas have been damaged and those are being repaired on emergency basis. The repairing work is expected to be completed before Eid,” he said.
The minister said this while talking to reporters on recent issues at the secretariat, reports news agency UNB.
Talking about preparations for Eid-ul-Azha, Quader said the CNG stations will be kept open for 24 hours three days before and after the Eid.
About truck, lorry and heavy vehicles movement, the minister said that these vehicles won’t be permitted to ply on highways three days before and after Eid-ul-Azha.
He said the condition of highways is now better and hopefully there will be no traffic gridlock on highways this year.