The overall progress of the construction of the first-ever metro rail in Bangladesh is 61.49 percent.
In the first phase, the progress wrork from Uttara third phase to Agargaon section is 83.52 percent.Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday briefed at his official residence on the latest development of the metro rail construction works.
He said the combined progress of electrical and mechanical systems and rolling stock depot equipment procurement work is 52.22 percent.
Obaidul Quader said the first set of six coaches reached the newly constructed DMTCL jetty at Uttara Depot in Dhaka on Wednesday.
The second set will reach Uttara Depot through Mongla Port of Bangladesh by June 16, he hoped.