Quader urges transport workers not to call strike

:: Peoples Time Online ::

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has urged the transport owners and workers not to enforce any transport strikes centering the new transport law.

Addressing the owners and workers, he said: “I request you all to follow the new transport rules and please do not call any transport strike.”

He made the call while talking to reporters at his Secretariat office this morning.

Regarding the enforcement of the new law, the minister said: “The new law will be implemented despite all the difficulties. It took effect yesterday and today, the mobile courts have started their drives.”

The call came at a time when transport workers of different districts including Kushtia, Khulna and Rajshahi enforced indefinite strike demanding amendment of some sections of the new law.

Peoples Time/jj

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