Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

NRSC rejects proposal to ban bikes on highways

The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) approved the National Road Safety Strategic Action Plan (2021-24) to reduce road crashes by 25 percent within 2024 and by 50 percent within 2030.

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

BRT girder tragedy: Company won’t get to work in Bangladesh after project completion

The Chinese company which was found responsible for the accident at Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Line-3 project will not be allowed to work in Bangladesh anymore after the completion of this project.

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

Only PM has the authority to decide on Momen, says Quader 

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said that he did not know whether Foreign Minister Abdul Momen would lose the portfolio for his recent controversial statement.

July 12, 2022
July 12, 2022

“Flawed management caused traffic jam during Eid, not roads”

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today (July 12, 2022) blamed the traffic gridlock on highways ahead of Eid-ul-Azha on the “flawed management and lack of coordination”, not condition of the roads.

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

Reason for not naming Padma Bridge after Sheikh Hasina

The Padma Bridge was considered being named after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. But in the end, that did not happen.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Ministry to propose naming Padma Bridge after PM Hasina again: Quader

The long cherished Padma Bridge will be opened to public next month, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said today.

May 31, 2020
May 31, 2020

Bus fares to be adjusted rationally: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the government would reduce and rationally adjust the proposed 80 percent hike in bus fare, considering people’s present economic ability.

February 16, 2020
February 16, 2020

Steps to be taken on human trafficking allegation against Laxmipur MP: Quader

Legal steps will be taken over the allegation of human trafficking against Laxmipur lawmaker Quazi Shaheed Islam, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says.

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020

'Coronavirus: Padma Bridge project may be affected if situation continues'

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said the construction of Padma Bridge will be affected if the coronavirus situation does not improve within the next two months.

February 4, 2020
February 4, 2020

Voters’ apathy not good for democracy: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said the apathy of voters during the recently held Dhaka city elections is not good for democracy.