Railways Minister Advocate Nurul Islam Sujon visited the road extension development work in Debiganj upazila of Panchagarh district here today.
The newly constructed road has been extended to 18 feet from 12 feet. The work of about 25 kilometers road is going on from Debiganj to Fulbari in Debiganj upazila.
Earlier, the minister inaugurated the road extension work on September 27 in 2019. The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) is implementing the construction work at a cost of Taka 31 crore 62 lakh. About 50 percent work of road has been completed.
After visiting the site, the minister said that communication is becoming a pre-condition to development. The present government is relentlessly working for overall development throughout the country. When completed, the people could go easily from one place to another place and farmers will also be benefited economically.
The minister directed the concerned department to complete the construction work of road very soon.
Upazila Chairman Abdul Malek Chistee, UNO Prottoy Hasan, woman vice-chairman Ritu Akter, Upazila Awami League President Gias Uddin Chowdary and others were present.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)