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MA Mannan: Government will undertake more development projects

  • Published at 07:54 pm January 24th, 2019
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File photo of Planning Minister MA Mannan Courtesy

The minister said this while addressing a reception in Sunamganj

Planning Minister MA Mannan on Wednesday said that the government is planning to connect all 64 districts to the capital through four and six-lane highways. 

“The government is also planning to undertake a third Padma bridge project,” he added.

“The construction work for the Karnaphuli tunnel is making progress, and the government has plans to build another tunnel at the north end of the Jamuna River,” he continued.

The minister revealed the government plans to undertake development projects while addressing a reception program at the Women's Welfare Centre field in Sunamganj district.

He also said that construction of railways in the Sunamganj haor region has already started, and it will connect Sunamganj with Dhaka, via Mohanganj in Mymensingh. 

District Women's Welfare Centre President Nahid Afroz Sultana presided over the event, and later presented the minister with an honorary crest.