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Leave for Road Transport and Highways’ officials cancelled: Quader

25 August 2017, 6:20:00

The general secretary of ruling Awami League and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Friday said, leave of all Road Transport and Highways Division officials has been rejected with in order to ease up the journey of Eid home goers.


The minister revealed the information during conversation with reporters on Dhaka-Tangail highway at Chandra intersection in Gazipur on Friday morning.


“This year, a number of points of the highways were damaged in the wake of floods. As the floodwaters have begun to recede, the engineers along with the contractors have started the repair work,” Quader said.


The minister visited the highway to anatomize the condition of the road ahead of the holy Eid-ul-Azha.



He again said, “We are monitoring the overall situation to ease up the holiday makers’ journey and we won’t let any disruption in vehicular movement. The leave of all officials of Road Transport and Highways Division has been cancelled to this end.”

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