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Construction of 3rd Shitalakkha Bridge in Narayanganj begins in March

DHAKA, Feb 08, 2017 (BSS) -The third Shitalakkha Bridge is going to be construction in Narayanganj at a cost of about Taka 450 crore.

Saudi Arabia will finance the 900-meter bridge that will connect Narayanganj Bandar and Sadar Upazila.

To begin the construction work, Roads and Highways Department (RHD) today signed an agreement with a Chinese construction firm at a city hotel in presence of Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader, said an official release.

RHD Chief Engineer Ibne Alam Hassan and Sinohydro Corporation Limited Vice-President signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations.

Shamim Osman, MP, Selim Osman, MP , and senior officials concerned were present at the function.

Speaking on the occasion, the minister said the construction of the bridge will begin in the next month and it will end by March 2020.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)