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CCC Mayor: 100 AC buses to hit city streets next year

  • Published at 08:05 pm December 3rd, 2019

CCC along with S Alam Group will launch the buses, the mayor says

Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor AJM Nasiruddin has said a total of 100 air-conditioned buses would be introduced in the city in 2020.

The mayor Nasir said this while addressing a press conference at KB AbdusSattar auditorium in Chittagong on Tuesday, reports BSS.

CCC chief executive officer, chief engineer, chief planner and chief education officer were present at the press conference, among others.

He also mentioned that CCC is implementing various projects to turn the port city into a green, clean and a modern one.

File Photo: Chittagong City Corporation Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin | Dhaka Tribune

The Mayor said: “With a view to reducing traffic congestion and making the city pollution free, the city corporation with the help of S Alam Group will launch 100 AC buses on January 1, 2020.”

A total of 1,375 out of 825 dustbins have already been removed from the city and rest of the dustbins will be removed soon, he said, adding the CCC distributed 900,00 bins and 1,972 workers are engaged in the task.

Nasir also urged journalists to make city dwellers aware of hygiene as well as cleanliness through their reports, extending media supports to make the city clean and green.

The mayor in his speech also presented elaborated descriptions about the ongoing road, culvert and bridge development projects being implemented in Chittagong city.