Dhaka Nagar Paribahan starts journey...

Dhaka Nagar Paribahan starts journey

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:31 PM, 26 December 2021   Updated: 01:31 PM, 26 December 2021

Dhaka Nagar Paribahan starts journey

Dhaka Nagar Paribahan starts journey

Dhaka Nagar Paribahan service has been launched under bus route rationalization to restore order in public transport in the capital Dhaka.

Initially, 50 green cloured buses will run on the 21 km route from Kanchpur Bridge-Ghatarchar pilot route.

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader inaugurated the new bus service virtually from the secretariat on Sunday morning.

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh presided over the function. Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam also spoke on the occasion.

Obaidul Quader said all kinds of cooperation will be made to build an orderly and modern public transport system. I wish it success.

According to the relevant sources, initially, 50 buses will run on the route. There are plans to increase it to 100 later. The government has planned to launch this service in the entire city by 2023.

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