New train on Sylhet-Chattogram route soon: Momen

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SYLHET, Dec 25, 2019 (BSS) – Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today said new train would be launched on the Sylhet-Chattogram route very soon.

“New train will be introduced on the Sylhet-Chattogram route very soon
and high quality bogies will also be added to the existing trains,” he said
while inaugurating the ‘Nagar Express,’ bus services in the city here.

The minister also thanked the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for granting
Taka 1,228 crore for the development of areas under Sylhet City Corporation.

Sylhet City Councilor and convener of Nagar Express City Bus Owners
Group Mokhlesur Rahman Kamran presided over the inaugural ceremony where
Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Ariful Haq Chowdhury was present.

The programme was addressed, among others, by Sylhet Chamber of Commerce
and Industry (SCCI) President Abu Taher Md Shoeb, Former Sylhet district
Awami League (AL) general secretary Shafiqur Rahman Chowdhury and Sylhet unit
President of AL Masud Uddin Ahmed.

Earlier, the minister celebrated the Christmas day with Christian
community at Presbyterian Church in Nayasarak area by cutting a cake.

Later, he also laid the foundation stone of various development projects
at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College.