24 Oct 2021, 18:50

Govt to construct 30,000 Bir-Nibash for insolvent freedom fighters

   DHAKA, Oct 24, 2021 (BSS) - The government will construct 30,000 Bir-
Nibash throughout the country as part of providing housing facilities for all 
insolvent freedom fighters.

  "Marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh 
Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of Independence, the government is 
going to construct those one-storey houses," according to a official release 
here today.

   Earlier, 14,000 houses were approved for the freedom fighters, but later 
the government decided to build 30,000 Bir-Nibash which is being constructed 
at a cost of Taka 13.43 lakh for each house. 

   Liberation Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq has given directives to the 
concerned authority to maintain quality in construction of those 

  "A total of 30,000 Bir-Nibash will be constructed throughout the country 
for the insolvent veteran freedom fighters as the gift from Prime Minister 
Sheikh Hasina," he said while inaugurating a training workshop for the field 
level officials of the Bir-Nibash construction project here on Sunday.

   The Bir-Nibash will be constructed through the upazila-wise implementation 
committee to ease the project implementation. "The committee has been 
included the concerned freedom fighter who get the allocation of the housing 
along with the officials," Huq added.

  The minister also asked the concerned officials to capture video clipping 
while building the houses and to ensure the presence of the heroic freedom 
fighters who have got the allocation of those houses.

   The minister, however, instructed the concerned officials to ensure that 
the indigent freedom fighters who had been enlisted correctly can get the 

   Director General of the National Freedom Fighters Council M Johrul Islam 
Sohel, Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs Kamrun 
Nahar, Project Director of Bir-Nibash construction project M Idris Siddique, 
Managing Director of Bangladesh Freedom Fighters Welfare Trust SM Mahbubur 
Rahman and other concerned officials, among others, attended the workshop.


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