Safety can be ensured if everyone concerned follows health guidelines, said Quader
Stern action will be taken against public transports which fail to follow the health guidelines after they resume their services on June 1.
The Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader issued the warning on Saturday while speaking at a view-exchange meeting through videoconferencing from his official residence, reports BSS.
Bangladesh Road Transportation Authority (BRTC) held the view-exchange meeting with transport owners and workers at its Banani office in the capital.
Quader, also Awami League general secretary, said: “The BRTC imposed conditions on the movement of public transport and I urge all the passengers, transport owners, and workers to adhere to the conditions properly.”
Passengers’ safety can be ensured if all concerned follow the conditions, he added.
Action will be taken against the public transports which fail to follow the government’s instructions, he warned.
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The road transport and bridges minister said the public and private offices are going to reopen on Sunday, while the movement of public transports will resume on June 1.
Owners, workers, and other stakeholders concerned have agreed to follow the health guidelines, Quader said.
“A little negligence may cause havoc,” the lawmaker remarked.