BSS-38 View exchange meeting on Dhaka subway held in city

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View exchange meeting on Dhaka subway held in city

DHAKA, Dec 3, 2018 (BSS) – A view exchange meeting on the inception report
of feasibility study on Dhaka subway was held at the conference room of
Bangladesh Bridge Authority in the city today.

Team leader of TYPSA, a Spanish consulting engineering group, Martin Thomas
presented the report in the meeting with a proposal for a new east-west
alignment along with the existing proposed MRT lines 1, 2, 5 and 6 and BRT
lines 3 and 7 in the Dhaka subway, said an official release.

Presided over by National Professor Jamilur Reza Choudhury, the meeting was
attended by Engineering-in-Chief of Bangladesh Army Major General Md Siddiqur
Rahman Sarker, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Professor Dr Khan Mahmud Amanat, Vice-Chancellor of Ahsanullah University Dr
Safiullah, Islamic University of Technology, Gazipur, Professor Dr Hossain Md
Shahin, Bangladesh Bridge Authority Chief Engineer Kabir Ahmed and Road and
Highways Department Superintending Engineer Dr Abdullah Al Mamun, among
others.

The TYPSA has been hired for conducting feasibility study and preparing
primary design on the proposed Dhaka subway initiated to construct the Dhaka
subway to curb traffic jam in the city.

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