- Dhaka

More launches upon 3 routes from Dhaka

Aiming to palliate passengers’ sufferings, a shipping method yesterday took organisation preference to finish revolution complement in handling launches upon 3 vital water routes from Dhaka to southern districts.

The method educated launch owners to work a sum of 10 launches upon Dhaka-Barisal route, 6 upon Dhaka-Patuakhali lanches as great as 6 upon Dhaka-Bhola lanches from today.

The preference came after a assembly between a Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan, shipping officials as great as launch owners during a shipping ministry.

Under a revolution system, which was allegedly introduced by launch owners during final BNP-Jamaat tenure, a owners each day operated reduction series of launches than a government’s citation to lift extreme passengers for some-more profit.

As per a system, a launch had to wait for around a single week to get a possibility of plying which caused water ride crisis.

The ultimate complement will palliate a sufferings of passengers as great as will have a tour comfortable, pronounced an central of a ministry.

The assembly additionally shaped a ‘survey committee’ to goal for a inform upon how most passengers each day transport by a routes, how most launches have been compulsory as great as what sorts of complaint a passengers face during travelling.

The consult committee, headed by a corner cabinet member (administration) of shipping ministry, has been asked to contention a inform inside of a single month.

Shipping Secretary Abdul Mannan Hawlader, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) Chairman Golam Mostafa Kamal, Mayor of Barisal City Corporation Shawkat Hossain Hiron, as great as Bangladesh Inland Waterways (passenger carrier’s) Association Chairman Mahbub Uddin Ahmed Bir Bikram additionally attended a meeting.

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