|Published : 13 Oct 2016, 19:00:47|
Restrictions on traffic during Jinping’s visit
Traffic on Airport Road will be restricted for 24 hours due to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Dhaka visit.
DMP traffic department said the outgoing west lane of the road from Khilkhet Crossing to Munmun Kabab or Padma Oil Crossing will be closed for traffic movement from 10am on Friday to 10am on Saturday.
However, the east lane will be open for traffic, reports bdnews24.com.
Dhaka-bound long-haul buses and trucks will not be allowed on Airport Road.
These vehicles have been asked to use Berhibadh Mazar Road or Gabtoli Road from Abdullahpur or Dhaur.
A police statement said on Thursday that the restriction in traffic was imposed at ensuring flawless security for the ‘important guest of the state’ and his entourage. -IH