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09 December 2017, Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam, Secretary of Roads and Highway Department; Mr. Syed Ahmed,Executive Director of DTC and Mr. Md. Farid Ahmad Bhuiyan, Chairman of BRTC made a good start of this initiative through setting a “Smoke-free Transport” in a bus at Kamalapur BRTC bus depot. After the enactment of Tobacco Control Act, smoke-free signage stickershas established in all the transport of Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC).However, because the previously installed stickers have been damagedue to long time spent, ...
Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) has declared all their transport smoke-free. Generally about 20 million people traveled in the BRTC bus yearly. So through this initiative huge number of passenger will be benefited. BRTC Chairman Mizanur Rahman stated this in the inauguration ceremony of smoke free transport jointly organized by BRTC and WBB Trust on 02 may 2016 at BRTC office. ...
Dhaka New Super Markte (South) has been declared smoke free at 29 September. It is one of famous market for shoping in this capital city Dhaka of Bangladesh. This market should keep smoke free from today to future, this oath initiated through making awareness on health hazards of smoking & passive smoking among visitors, show owners & employees of shop inside of market. ...
In order to save non-smokers, all tourist spots would be made smoke-free. Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Faruq Khan told in a roundtable at CIRDAP on 10 November 2012 , auditorium  while he was addressing as chief guest. He also expressed hope for building Bangladesh as an eco-friendly tourist country. ...
Tobacco Smoke is detrimental for smokers and non-smokers. Women and children are largely attacked by passive smoking. According to Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)-2009 30% and 21% adult women are infected by passive smoking at workplaces and public places respectively. About 1 crore women are infected by passive tobacco smoke though they are not smoking directly. ...