Over 1cr people leave Dhaka: Jabbar
Published: 03:22 PM, 2 May 2022 Updated: 03:23 PM, 2 May 2022
Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar; File Photo
Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar has said that more than one crore people have left Dhaka to enjoy Eid-ul-Fitr's joy with family members. This number has been confirmed through mobile SIMs.
He gave this information in a post on Facebook on Monday afternoon.
Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar wrote that the number of SIM users leaving Dhaka city in the last three days till May 1 has exceeded 72 lakh 5 thousand. If approximately 30 lakh SIMs have gone out of Dhaka in the previous two days, the total number of SIMs has crossed 1 crore. On May 1, more than 28 lakh SIMs users left Dhaka.
Last Thursday (April 28) was the last working day for government employees before Eid. This time the government employees are getting 6 consecutive days off.
The holy Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in the country on May 3.