Dhaka Sadarghat launch services resume | The Daily Star
05:05 PM, September 05, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:24 PM, September 05, 2018

Sadarghat launch services resume

Launch services at Sadarghat terminal has resumed, following four hours of halt in strike.

Agitated workers abstained from work and demonstrated for bail of a launch master, who is an accused in an accident case, Shah Alam Bhuiyan, president of Bangladesh Noujan Sramik Federation, told The Daily Star.

The workers withdrew after a marine court granted bail to the launch master at 2:00pm, said Chowdhury AshikulAlam, general secretary of the federation.

Since 10:00am, no water vessels left Sadarghat terminal till 2:00pm, Alamgir Kabir, joint director of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), told The Daily Star.

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