Dhaka is empty during Eid holidays

Dhaka is empty during Eid holidays

As Eid-ul-Fitr approaches, the streets of Dhaka, the bustling capital of Bangladesh, have emptied as residents embark on a long holiday to celebrate the joyous occasion with their families. With many having already departed for their hometowns, the city's brick-and-stone landscape stands deserted during this festive period.

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Third Terminal Faces Delay and Security Concerns

The completion of the third terminal at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Bangladesh has faced setbacks, leading to delays in the transfer of control from the contractor to the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB). Despite earlier announcements of imminent completion, approximately 5% of the construction work remains pending, raising concerns about infrastructure and security deficiencies. Construction Delay and Pending Work A top official from CAAB disclosed to projonmokantho that the remaining construction work, including installations, calibrations, and pre-testing of

People are returning home, Dhaka is empty

As the Eid holiday approaches, millions of people are returning home from Dhaka, leading to significant congestion on roads, at bus terminals, and waterways. This report provides an overview of the current travel situation in Dhaka, highlighting challenges faced by travelers and measures taken to alleviate congestion and ensure safety during the Eid trip. Travel Trends A considerable exodus of city dwellers from Dhaka is observed daily, with Saturday witnessing a surge in the number of people leaving the capital. Despite the high volume of travelers, this year's Eid journey is relatively