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PM to inaugurate 29 projects in Rajshahi

  • Published at 04:55 pm February 18th, 2018
PM to inaugurate 29 projects in Rajshahi
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate 20 development projects and lay foundation stones of nine others during her visit to Rajshahi on February 22. Rajshahi Metropolitan Awami League President AHM Khairuzzaman Liton revealed this while exchanging views with journalists at the party office on Saturday. The projects are: eight new police stations of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police, eight buildings of Department of Engineering Education, two substations of electricity distribution, flyover of a connecting road of Rajshahi City Corporation and a rubber dam of Barind Multipurpose Development Authority. Some other projects like two fire service stations, engineering and survey institute, three roads in Charghat and Godagari upazila, union health and family welfare centre in Puthiya are also waiting for the premier's opening. "We will place a demand for nine development projects for improving living and livelihood condition of Rajshahi people before the prime minister for her consideration," Liton said. These include a full-fledged agricultural university, two government schools, one special economic zone, a leather city, turning Rajshahi airport into an international one, non-stop intercity train services on Rajshahi-Dhaka route, train service on Rajshahi-Kolkata route and dual gauge railway track on Rajshahi-Abdulpur route. During the visit, the prime minister will address a public meeting in the afternoon.