Harsher steps if health guidelines are not followed: Quader

DHAKA, June 1, 2020 (BSS) – Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the government will take harsher steps if the health guidelines are not followed and social distancing is not maintained in public transport during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

“If people do not follow health guidelines and maintain social distancing, the country’s coronavirus situation will deteriorate….. the government may take hasher decisions again considering the public interest,” he said.

Quader, also Awami League General Secretary, came up with the warning while talking to the officials of the Bridge Division through videoconferencing from his official residence here.

He urged transport owners and workers to abide by the government’s rules while running public transport and set a humanitarian example amid coronavirus crisis period.