KHULNA , Sept 15, 2019 (BSS) – Leaders of different trade bodies, Khulna City Corporation (KCC), Khulna Development Authority (KDA), Khulna Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Entrepreneurs, Economists, Educationalists and other leaders of political parties including Awami League (AL) hailed the just Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s proposal to implement various mega projects for the development of Khulna.
In this mega projects, PM agree to build a Medical University in the industrial city namely ‘Sheikh Hasina Medical University (SHMU).
Khulna deputy commissioner M Helal Hossain recently send a DPP to the government for building a Medical University with the name of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on 100 acres of khas land in Khulna.
The leaders also hailed the Premio as ECNEC approved of TK 100.70 crore for construction of ‘Sher-e-Bangla Road,’ a four lane project, in the city in a meeting on August 27. Around six kilometer long four lane project will be constructed from Moylapota to Zero point area in the city.
The construction works of the Road will begin on January 2020, as finalized in the meeting. ECNEC also approved another project to build a ten storied building of “KHULNA TAX BHABAN” at Boyra area on 1.35 acres of land with a cost of TK 71.35.
The Government has also taken a mega project to construct ‘Suarez Line’ on 32 acres of land at the village Matha Bhanga and Thikarabad of the district.
The project involving cost of Taka 2200 crore will begin next year. These projects aim to make a step towards turning the country into a middle-income one by 2021.
In separate press release, they welcome PM, saying it would play a positive role in growth of different development strategies in business, investment, higher education and poverty alleviation.
President of KCCI Kazi Aminul Haque said that South-West Region(S-W) people would be benefited after completion the project. The women chamber leaders, however, underlined importance of proper and quality implementation of the proposed mega project for graduating the country into a middle income developing one.
City and District Units Awami League (AL) President Talukder Abdul Khaleque and Sheikh Harun-ur-Rashid also hailed the PM, saying that after completion of the project it would play a significant role to boost economy, alleviate poverty and improve the living standards of the people.
Vice-Chancellors of Khulna University KU) and Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), Chairman of KDA and leaders of Khulna Unnyan Sangram Samonnya Committee and different socio-cultural organizations also hailed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for approval of mega projects at ECNEC meeting.