The authorities will finally start investigating the purchase of “faulty” buses and trucks from Indian manufacturers for the Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation.
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader hands over nine new buses to eight educational institutions as promised by the prime minister.
The High Court has directed the authorities concerned to bring bus services in all metropolitan cities under the franchising system, which would allow one company to operate all buses on each route and end unhealthy competition among drivers.
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has asked the BRTC chairman to investigate the purchase of “defective” buses from India.
Agitating drivers and staff of Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation have withdrawn their demonstration after the BRTC chairman agreed to meet their demands.
High Court has ordered two bus companies to pay Tk 50 lakh compensation over the death of Rajib Hossain, the student who died between two buses in Dhaka last year.
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says that action will be taken if the state-run Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) buses realise extra fair from the home-bound people during the holy Eid-ul-Fitr.