Don’t come to Dhaka without essential works: Khalid
DHAKA, May 31, 2020 (BSS)-State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury
today urged the people to avoid visiting the capital Dhaka without any essential
“We are all at risk of being infected by the deadly novel coronavirus. So,
please do not come to the capital Dhaka without essential works,” he told a
programme at Sadarghat launch terminal in the city here.
Chairman of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) Commodore Golam
Sadeq, Chairman of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) Khaja
Miah and Director General of Department of Shipping Commodore Syed Ariful Islam,
among others, were present at the function.
Khalid said six disinfectant tunnels have been installed at Sadarghat launch
terminal as well as others terminals.
He urged the owners of ships, laborers and passengers to follow the health
guidelines in a proper manner on their movement.
Later, he inaugurated the “disinfectant tunnel” in which sodium hypochlorite
will be sprayed to check the spread of Covid-19 at Sadarghat.
The government has a plan to install 14 disinfectant tunnels at Sadarghat