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No new roads before election

Sun News Desk: Road Transport and Bridge Minister said that no new roads will be constructed before the next general election and maintenance of the existing roads will get priority.

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He said while addressing a press conference on the Osmani Memorial Auditorium premises after joining the deputy commissioner’s conference on Wednesday.

Obaidul Quader said “I told them I don’t want to construct more roads right now. Our main priority right now is road maintenance.”

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He said that the goverment had already completed many infrastructural development projects, including hundreds of roads, Padma Bridge and Metro rail.

The minister said he instructed the DCs to focus on controlling movement of small vehicles like motorcycles on roads and highways.

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Motorcycle movement in Dhaka city is under control now but people rarely wear helmets outside the capital, he said.

Quader asked that the secretaries to formulate policy to regulate the movement of these vehicles instead of obstructing the sources of income of the poor.

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"It is DC's responsibility to control traffic jams and accidents involving these small vehicles," he added.

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