Uttara circular bus service begins

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27th May, 2019 04:03:06 printer

Uttara circular bus service begins

A circular bus service which will run between Airport and Uttara route in the capital has been launched in a bid to bring discipline on the road.

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayor Atiqul Islam inaugurated the bus service at Rabindra Sarani of the city on Monday.

The bus service will run on Airport-Diabari-Uttara route.

The circular bus service started with some 10 air-conditioned BRTC buses initially under joint initiative of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).

The lowest fare is Tk 20, from the first stop to the second, while the highest fare is set at Tk 30.

DNCC mayor Atiqul Islam presided over the inaugural ceremony where DSCC mayor Sayeed Khokon was present as the chief guest.

Speaking at the programme, Sayeed  Khokon said traffic jam is the main problem in the city and effort is going on to solve the problem.

He urges city dwellers to become aware about the traffic rules to bring discipline on the road.