Bangladesh: Metrorail law approved by Parliament

dhaka metrorailParliament has passed the Metrorail Bill-2015 after Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader placed it before the legislators. According to the law, Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority will form a committee to fix the fares and appoint inspectors. The law establishes the fines for various offenses, such as travelling without tickets, transferring licences without permission, disrupting operations, thwarting the construction and maintenance of the metro rail, breaching the security of the metro rail, etc. The crimes mentioned in the law will be tried by mobile courts. The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council approved the project to build the metro rail in Dhaka in 2012.

Source: bdnews24.com


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