The government has decided to resume plying of public transport in all city corporations area including capital Dhaka considering the sufferings of people who work in government and non-government institutions under the lockdown situation.
The information was delivered by Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader at his official residence in the capital on Tuesday.
Obaidul Quader said that public transport will ply on the roads of Dhaka, Chattogram, Gazipur, Narayanganj, Cumilla, Rajshahi, Khulna, Sylhet, Barishal, Rangpur and Mymensingh city corporation areas from 6 am to 6 pm keeping half of the seats vacant.
He said, every transport vehicle has to be disinfected at the beginning and ending of each trip and using hand sanitizers and wearing masks have to be ensured by the concerned transport related people and passengers. Charging extra fare has to be prohibited against the coordinated fares.
Obaidul Quader also informed that plying of long distance transport will remain stop until the further instruction.
The directions will be effective from tomorrow (Wednesday) and also will be effective until the further notice.