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BRTA holds meeting to decide on bus fare hike

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 7th November, 2021 01:16:16 PM
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The meeting of a government committee, led by the chairman of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA), is holding a meeting for re-fixing bus fare.

The meeting began at the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority offices in Dhaka’s Banani at 11:30 am on Sunday.

Members of the committee, representatives from energy division, BPC, transport leaders and Road Transport and Bridges Ministry are attending the meeting.

The transport owners of the country are enforcing the nationwide strike in protest against hike in prices of diesel and kerosene. The strike started on Friday.

The government on Wednesday increased the prices of diesel and kerosene by Tk15 per litre following the prices of global market. Now, the customers are buying diesel and kerosene for Tk80 per litre from Thursday.