Army chief visits CHT border road project

NEWS DESK

Chief of Army Staff General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed today (August 21, 2022) visited the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) border road project being implemented under the supervision of the Bangladesh Army in three hilly districts – Rangamati, Khagrachari, and Bandarban.

He also visited different army camps in Chattogram and various developmental projects of the army in Cox’s Bazar district, said an ISPR press release.

During the visit, Chief Consultant General, Ad Hoc CSC Major General FM Zahid Hossain, GOC of the 10th Infantry Division Major General Md Fakhrul Ahsan, GOC of the 24th Infantry Division Major General Mizanur Rahman Shamim and senior army and BGB officials of the headquarters and Chittagong Hill Tracts accompanied the chief of army staff.

As part of the development of the CHT, the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges has undertaken the project for constructing the border road along Rangamati, Khagrachari, and Bandarban frontier.

A total of 1,036 kilometers border road will be constructed by 2024 under two phases while construction work of 317 kilometers is underway in seven segments under the first phase.

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