Momen calls for keeping trust in Sheikh Hasina
SYLHET, Nov 26, 2022 (BSS) - Foreign Affairs Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today called upon all to keep trust in Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, saying the country will see more development if Awami League is voted to power again in the next parliamentary polls.
"Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has showed the country's strength by constructing tunnel beneath river Karnaphuli. So, keep trust in Sheikh Hasina and country's progress will be continued," he said.
Momen was addressing a function following the inauguration of construction works of Airport-Badaghat-Kumargaon four-lane highway at Temukhi point in the city.
About the highway, he said, once completed, it will facilitate residents of sadar upazila, Sylhet city and airport users and it will lessen traffic congestion.
The 12-kilomtere highway project got approval in the ECNEC on January 4 this year.
The project will be implemented at a cost of around Taka 728 crore. Under the project, two bridges, 24 culverts and two intersections and others will be built.
Roads and Highways Department Additional Divisional Engineer Fazle Rabbi chaired the function while Sylhet zila Parishad chairman and district unit AL general secretary Advocate Nasir Uddin Khan, district AL vice-president and sadar upazila Parishad chairman Ashfaq Ahmed and City AL general secretary Jakir Hossain also attended it.
Earlier, the foreign minister laid foundation stone of Kumargaon-Airport four-lane bypass road.