BIWTA extends river transport hours The launch was previously announced only until noon, but the service continued at that time, said agency deputy director Misanur Rahman on Sunday.
Asked about the duration of the launch service, he said, “We haven’t decided yet. But for now, we can say that the service will run until Monday morning. Passenger demand has extended the time.”
BIWTA extends river transport hours The Bangladeshi government announced on Friday that the factory would be allowed to reopen on Sunday despite the blockade of the coronavirus. After the announcement, thousands of workers marched to Dhaka to keep their jobs.
At that time, bus, train and launch services were shut down and many people struggled to reach Dhaka from remote locations. Some come on foot, while others use a rickshaw, auto rickshaw, or pickup van to go to the production center’s workplace.
After noticing these issues throughout Saturday, the government announced that buses and launches would run until noon on Sunday.
In a statement, the government decided to resume public transport by noon on August 1, 2021, so that employees associated with export-oriented industries could return to their convenient jobs. I did. ”
Since the government’s announcement, launches from Chandpur, Shariatpur, Bora, Muwallad and Barguna have been running towards the port of the Sadargat River, BIWTA inspector Dinesh Kumar Saha said