Dhaka, Bangladesh
BRTC to get 400 more buses ahead of Eid

BRTC to get 400 more buses ahead of Eid

News Report Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said that Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) is getting 400 more new buses to its fleet on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr. "Two hundred buses have already been added to the BRTC fleet under Indian Line of Credit and 400 more are coming," he said this at BRTC office at Motijheel while discussing about management of Eid service on Sunday. The minister urged officials of the country's state-run BRTC to improve its service during the Eid and restore its goodwill. He also underscored the need for making the BRTC a profitable organisation. During the meeting, BRTC chairman Farid Ahmed Bhuiyan and officials concerned were present. Earlier, Country Director of Asian Development Bank Mamohon Parkash paid a call on the minister and expressed his keen interest to impart training to drivers. A BSS report adds: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Sunday said that action will be taken if the state-run Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) buses realize extra fair from the home-bound people during the holy Eid-ul-Fitr. He stated this at BRTC's preparatory meeting ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr at its headquarters in the city, said a press release. Quader, also the general secretary of Awami League, said the present government would build the BRTC as a modern, clean and transparent institution. He urged the BRTC officials to improve its service during the Eid and restore its goodwill. There is no alternative to make the BRTC a profitable organization, he said, adding that the existing policies should be followed while leasing the new buses. BRTC Chairman Farid Ahmed Bhuiyan and other officials concerned attended the meeting.

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