Senior Staff Reporter:
No way to linger Peace Accord execution, it will be fully executed by this term of government, said Obaidul Kader, Minister of Communication and Railway.
After opening the construction work of Sapmara Bridge, Baillachari Bridge and Toimatai Bridge at Matiranga and Guimara, Minister said it to journalists. These three bridges will inter-connect Khagrachari-Chittagong-Dhaka highway.
Minister said, planning to make CHT as a special tourism zone, permission of 57 bridge-constructing in CHT is under the process for approval. It will cost BDT. 1 Hundred and 90 Crore (1.9 Billion) . He also articulated the current government’s infrastructural development specially at CHT zone.
To enrich foreign connectivity in CHT especially the neighbor state, India and Myanmar, government planned to form an economic zone in CHT. At the same time construction of 4 thousand kilometer ring road of India-Myanmar border is ongoing, uttered by this influential cabinet Minister.
Mentioning that, jointly financed government of Bangladesh and JICA, Roads and Highway department is to construct these three bridges by spending BDT 25 Crore (Two Hundred and Fifty Million) under Eastern Bangladesh Bridge Improvement Project (EBBIP). 14 bridges construction were started by this minister last year.
MP Kujendralal Tripura, DC chairperson Chaitho Aung Marma, police super Shaikh Md. Mijanur Rahman and other respectable local leaders, Awami League leaders and representatives attended the program.