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Cabinet committee okays 3 purchase proposals

22nd May, 2019 09:31:03 printer

The Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase on Wednesday approved three proposals including one for constructing a 645.015-meter-long Sonahat Bridge over Dudhkumar river in Kurigram district.

The purchase proposal of Taka 136.34 crore for the construction of the bridge at the 6th kilometer of Bhurungamari-Sonahat Landport-Motherganj-Bhitorbondh-Nageshwari Road in Kurigram was approved at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase held at the NEC Conference Room in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area.

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal chaired the meeting, reports BSS.

Briefing reporters after the meeting, Kamal said once the bridge is completed, the operations at the Sonahat Landport would get a boost and the area would be developed further.

He said the meeting approved another purchase proposal of Taka 105 crore for setting up a 3.77 MW solar power plant at Bera in Pabna under a joint venture of Mostafa Motors Ltd and Solarland (Wuxi) Electric Science and Technology Co Ltd (Soudia Agro Solar PV Power Plant).