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2016 Car Free Day celebration he said that, public transport will be developed and usage of private car will be controlled. Also walking environment will be developed. He directed his ward councilors to select roads to make those car free. As per that, road no 03 of Mohammadi Housing Society (ward no 33) and Rajia Sultana Road (ward no 31) were selected by research. Later late Mayor Annisul Haque became severely sick. His initiatives will keep him alive among us. ...
On 2016, the day started being celebrated with government and non-government joint collaboration. On Car Free Day 2017, Minister of Road Transport and Bridges Ministry, Mr Obaidul Qader MP announced that, Manik Mia Avenue, one of the busiest streets in Dhaka, will remain car free on first Friday of each month. On 10th November 201, the announcement was materialized and Dhaka experienced the wonderful beginning of Car Free Street. ...
In 2017, World Car Free Day has been celebrated for the second time in collaboration of 10 government and 39 non-government organizations. In the celebration, Honorable Minister of Road Transport and Bridges was present as Chief Guest and announced that, Manik Mia Avenue, one of the busiest roads in Dhaka, will remain car free on first Friday of each month. ...
On 20th May 2017 Institute of Wellbeing, Camp Cool and Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust expressed the above view in a human chain organized at Dhanmondi 27. ...
On 5 March 2017, Dhaka North City Corporation, Urban and Regional Planning, BUET and Work for a Better Bangladesh trust jointly organized a view exchange meeting on ‘Control Private Cars to ensure Pedestrian-friendly Environment’ at 31 no ward councilor office, Mohammadpur Town Hall. In the view exchange meeting the findings of the reseacrh was shared. ...