Water transport services on all routes suspended

Water transport services on all routes suspended

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Dhaka, May 02: The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) on Thursday suspended water transport services on all routes across the country due to the very sever cyclonic storm Fani that is likely to hit the coastal areas of Bangladesh by tomorrow (Friday).“The BIWTA has suspended the plying of all sorts of vessels and asked all to remain in safe shelter until further notice,” said Alamgir Kabir, join director (traffic) of BIWTA.

The BIWTA also suspended leaves of its all officials and employees to tackle the imminent natural disaster, he said.