Primary and Mass Education Minister Md Mostafizur Rahman today said Barapukuria coal mine is making a significant contribution to the economic development of the country.
"Barapukuria coal mine has changed fates of the people improving their living standard," he told a function for distribution of financial grant under Barapukuria coal mine at Parbatipur upazila here.
"We have to accept some damages, if we want to make good progress in the country. The present government is committed to take appropriate initiatives to minimize damages for implementing any bigger development project," he added.
Managing Director of Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Engineer SMN Aurangajeb, among others, addressed the function with general manager (finance and accounting) of the coal mining company Md Abdul Mannan Patwari in the chair.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)