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100 AC buses to hit city streets next yr

CCC Mayor tells reporters

WT24 Desk

Mentioning that Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) is implementing various projects to turn the port city into a green, clean and modern one, City Mayor AJM Nasiruddin today said a total of 100 air-conditioned buses would be introduced in the city next year, Agencies report.

The Mayor said, “With a view to reducing traffic congestion and making the city pollution free, the city corporation with the help of S.Alam Group will launch 100 AC buses on January 1, 2020.”

Mayor Nasir disclosed this while addressing a press conference at KB Abdus Sattar auditorium here this afternoon.

A total of 1,375 out of 825 dustbins have already been removed from the city and rest of the bustbins will be removed soon, he said, adding the CCC distributed nine lakh bins and 1,972 workers are engaged in the task.

Nasir also urged journalists to make city dwellers aware of hygene as well as cleanliness through their reports, extending media supports to make the city clean and green.

The mayor, in his speech, also presented elaborated descriptions about the ongoing road, culvert and bridge development projects being implemented in the port city.

Chief executives officer, chief engineer, chief planner and chief education officer were present at the press conference.

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