Home Minister urges city dwellers not to bring out cars if not needed from April 1-5


Dhaka, April 1: Home Minister Asaduzzzaman Kamal requested the city dwellers not to bring out their cars if not essential as the 5-day Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) begins here on Saturday.“The recent militant incidents are not threat to IPU as law enforcers have taken  necessary security measures,” said the Home Minister while talking to reporters while visiting the security system in the South Plaza of Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad, one of the venues of the conference.

Asaduzzaman said that security measures have been taken across the city, including the programme venues.

As the HSC examination is going to start from April 2, the Home Minister urged the city dwellers to help so that the students can reach the exam centers in time and the traffic systems could be kept under control.

The five-day 136th assembly of the IPU begins with the participation of total of 1,348 delegates, including 53 Speakers, Deputy Speakers and 209 women parliamentarians, of 120 countries will join the assembly.

Source: UNB