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World Car Free Day being observed

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The World Car Free Day 2017 is being observed in the country like elsewhere in the world on Thursday. The slogan of the day is: Go car free and choose your ride: walk, bike or take bus.


President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have issued separate messages on the eve of the day and wished the day's programmes a success.


The day is celebrated across the world with the aim of raising awareness of improving public transport system for promoting traffic jam and pollution free urbanisation.


Government and non-government organisations jointly organise various events marking the international day.


The benefits to society and the people are a day with less traffic congestion, a greener environment and reduced gasoline demand.

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