17 July 2017, Nirapad News: Nirapad Sarak Chai (NISCHA) chairman Ilias Kanchan expressed his gratitude to Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader for the approval of observing 22 October as National Safe Road Day at the Secretariat today. He led a 15 member delegation of NISCHA’s executive commitee to greet the minister with flowers for his contributions towards the declaration.
NISCHA chairman also took the opportunity to convey his gratitude to honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in front of the media present for giving the approval at the cabinet meeting held on 5 June 2017.
Ilias Kanchan’s wife, Jahanara Kanchan’s death day October 22 was declared “The National Safe Road Day” in the ‘Kha’ serial at the regular weekly meeting of the Cabinet held at the cabinet room of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader thanked NISCHA chairman Ilias Kanchan in return for continuing the activities of NISCHA to reduce road crashes in Bangladesh.