Shajahan visits Bangladesh-India Moitree Bridge site in Khagrachari

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KHAGRACHARI, April 21, 2018 (BSS) – Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan today said the Bangladesh-India land port development work will begin after completion of the construction of the bridge over the Feni river at Ramgar in the district.

“The construction of the land port will change the fate of the people in this hilly district… I urge all of you to cooperate in the development work,” he said, talking to the journalists after visiting the construction site of Bangladesh-India Moitree Bridge over the Feni river at Ramghar.

Lawmakers Kujendra Lal Thripura, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Md Rashedul Islam, Khagrachari Zila Parishad Chairman Kongjory Chowdhury and Police Super Ali Ahmed Khan, among others, accompanied the minister during the visit.

Shajahan Khan said the construction work of the link road of the bridge in Bangladesh part and other related activities would begin soon.

Later, the minister joined a rally organized by the local Awami League and the audition round of a competition of Zila Shilpakala Academy.