Communication minister Obaidul Kader has said that his government is going to take some initiatives for city dwellers before the ending of its tenure. Within two months army will bring two hundred and fifty taxi cabs in Dhaka and one hundred and fifty taxi cabs in Chittagong. Another private organization is also approved to bring more two hundred and fifty taxi cabs in Dhaka.
Besides these, one hundred air conditioned minibuses will be introduced in the capital soon. Foundation stone for mass rapid transit project and special lane for buses project will be laid by the prime minister next month.
Foundation stone for three more bridges in parallel with Kanchpur and Meghna-Goamti bridge will also be laid next month. The communication minister informed these to journalists after a meeting on annual development plan with his ministry officials.
The minister said, four lane project for Dhaka Chittagong highway is going on in spite of many obstacles. Four lane highway project of Dhaka EPZ-Chandra highway is almost ended and it will be opened for traffic next month. The minister claimed that his ministry has achieved almost 99.59 percent target in last one year.