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Embankment to be built this year to prevent Jamuna erosion: Anisul

Sun Online Desk     17th July, 2017 04:06:45 printer

Embankment to be built this year to prevent Jamuna erosion: Anisul

Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud has said the government would construct an embankment from Shimla to Khubbandi of Sirajganj Sadar upazila aimed at protecting the locality from the erosion of Jamuna River.

 

"The government has already undertaken a project involving Tk 450 crore for building the dam and the construction work of the project will start this year after the approval of ECNEC," he said while inspecting the damaged portion of an embankment at Bahuka village on Monday morning, reports BSS.

 

The minister also said the reconstruction work of Chouhali upazila protection embankment will start in the upcoming dry season.

 

State Minister for Water Resources Nazrul Islam, Additional Director General of the ministry Mosaddek Hossain, Executive Engineer of Power Development, Rajshahi zone Mohammad Ali, Engineer Babul Chandra Singh, Bogra, Director of Sirajganj Chamber Abu Yusuf and Deputy Commissioner Kamrun Nahar Siddika, among others, accompanied the minister during the visit.

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