Published On: Thu, Oct 31st, 2013 at 2:18 PM

PM to visit Gazipur

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate and lay foundation stones of a number of development projects in Gazipur.

The Awami League President will also address a public rally organised by the party’s district unit at Bhawal Badre Alam Government College ground on Thursday afternoon.

According to her itinerary, Sheikh Hasina will reach Gazipur around 3pm. She will go to the College ground to inaugurate and unveil plaques of several development projects.

Hasina is scheduled to address the rally around 3.30pm.

The projects to be inaugurated include Bangabandhu Safari Park, upgrading Joydebpur-Chandra-Tangail-elenga highway to four lanes, greater Dhaka sustainable urban transport project (BRT-Gazipur-Airport), second Kanchpur, second Meghna and second Gomati bridges and work for repairing existing bridges, Sripur Fire Service and Civil Defencce building, expanded Sripur Upazila Complex building, Gazipur 52 megawatt duel fuel power plant, renovation of the Rajbarhi ground, Shahi Ahsan Ullah Master Stadium, carpeting of 40-metre Latifpur Bridge and Bhawal-Mirzapur road, setting up of extension of Habuarchala Government Primary School and Sreephaltali Government Primary School, setting up of 250-bedded Tongi General Hospital.

Besides, she will lay foundation stone of a metro rail project under Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Development Project, 150MW duel fuel power plant, 500-bedded Gazipur General Hospital, trauma centre, Nursing Institute, Upazila ICT Training and Resource Centre for Education, a 100-metre bridge across Khiru River at Joydebpur-Parulia Bazar.

Gazipur Police SP Abdul Baten said tight security measures had been taken in view of the Prime Minister’s visit.

Apart from police, RAB, bomb disposal unit of the navy are keeping vigil at the rally venue.

Roads are decked up with banners and festoons and many gates are also erected in the district town. — bdnews24

Published On: Thu, Oct 31st, 2013 at 2:18 PM

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