Different government and non-government organizations observed the World Car Free Day in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, on 22 September 2019. The aim was to reduce traffic congestion, environmental pollution and transportation costs by reducing the number of cars. The day was observed under the theme ‘Safe Walking and Cycling’ to control cars on roads. On the day, Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority (DTCA), along with 58 more government and non-government organizations staged a programme on Manik Mia Avenue at south plaza of the National Parliament.
Learn more about World Car Free Day.