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Prime Minister approves 3rd phase design of Swadhinata Sthambo

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 8th November, 2017 03:11:19 PM
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has approved the design of the master plan (third phase) of the 'Swadhinata Sthambo' (Independence Monument) being constructed at Suharawardi Uddyan.


The premier gave the approval after reviewing proposed design of the project at a meeting at her Gonobhaban residence in Dhaka on Wednesday.


PM' Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said Chief architect of the Department of Architecture Qazi Golam Nasir and Deputy Chief Architect Asifur Rahman Bhuiyan gave a power point presentation before the prime minister on the project plan.


The prime minister witnessed the presentation and approved the project with some directives, the press secretary said.


Minister for Housing and Public Works Engineer Mosharraf Hossain, Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor, Minister for Liberation War Affairs AKM Mozammel Haq and Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya were present.


PM's Principal Secretary Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury, Secretary of the Housing and Public Works Ministry Shahidul Haque Khandakar and Secretary of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs Aparup Chowdhury were also present on the occaasion.