Gazipur, May 26: Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said that the removal of the statue of Greek goddess from the Supreme Court premises is the decision of the Supreme Court (SC).
Quader, also the Road Transport and Bridges Minister, made the remarks while talking to reporters after visiting construction site of Dhaka- Tangail highway in Chandra area of Gazipur.
“The statue has been removed as per the decision of the apex court. The matter is not under the government’s jurisdiction,” he said.
Besides, makeshift shops and illegal establishments will be evicted from the roads and the highways to lessen sufferings of people during Ramadan and Eid. Highway police and district administration have been ordered to take steps in this regard, he said.