Metrorail Uttara-Agargaon route to start operation by 2019: Quader


SANGSAD BHABAN, June 10, 2018 (BSS) – Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today told the Jatiya Sangsad that Metrorail communication from Uttara third phase to Agargaon would start operation from 2019.

The minister sounded this optimism while replying to a query of treasury bench member Momtaz Begum during the question and answer session in the House with Speaker Dr Shirin
Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair.

Quader, also the ruling Awami League general secretary, said the authority concerned has decided to introduce metrorail Agargaon-Motijheel within 2020.

The road transport minister said it was scheduled to finish the work of Metrorail Project from 2012 to June in 2024. Subsequently the government revised the target to complete
the work by 2019.

“City dwellers would be able to travel by the Metrorail within the stipulated timeframe,” the minister hoped.