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Govt to bring discipline in transport sector: Minister

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Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said they are considering to form a taskforce to curb road accidents and bring discipline in the transport sector.

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said they are considering to form a taskforce to curb road accidents and bring discipline in the transport sector.

The minister said his ministry is planning to form the taskforce following a proposal in this regard given by a committee led by former Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan.

Obaidul Quader, also ruling Awami League General Secretary, came up with the assertion while talking to reporters in this regard after a meeting with the Shahjahan Khan led committee at secretariat in the city.

He, however, said they will take final decision in this regard at the meeting of national road safety council to be held on September 5.

Meanwhile, the committee submitted 111 recommendations to bring discipline on the streets and curbing road accidents at his ministry.

Before the meeting, Shahjahan Khan handed over a report prepared by their committee to Obaidul Quader.

 

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