Thursday, 28 October, 2021
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Sheikh Hasina takes massive steps for national development: Noor

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken massive steps for national development taking the county on the highway of development for building a developed Bangladesh by 2041.

Member of Parliament of Nilphamari-2 constituency Asaduzzaman Noor said this on Wednesday while inaugurating construction works of four development projects at a cost of over Taka 7.21 crore at different places of Nilphamari Sadar upazila as the chief guest.

The four projects are construction of 1.80 km road from Palashbari Bazar to Halir Mour spending Taka 92.53 lakh, a 60-meter girder bridge over the Burikhora river spending Taka 4.78 crore near Kokoi High School, two-storey building of Purbo Dangapara Government Primary School spending Taka 76.44 lakh and two-storey building of Kukhapara Government Primary School spending about Taka 74 lakh.

The Nilphamari Division of Local Government and Engineering Department (LGED) is implementing the development works under various projects.

Later, Noor, a former Cultural Affairs Minister, addressed a function arranged at Palashbari Bazar by Palashbari union Awami League (AL) with its President and Polashbari union Chairman Mamtaz Uddin Pramanik in the chair.

Executive Engineer of LGED for Nilphamari Sujan Kumar Kar, Sadar upazila Chairman Shahid Mahmud, Assistant Engineer of LGED Saiful Islam and General Secretary of Polashbari union AL Shanti Pado Roy addressed.

Asaduzzaman Noor said the development is happening not only in Nilphamari, but all over the country.

Nilphamari remained far behind in the past. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken our area a long way ahead. We have much more roads in our area than before. Electricity has come to all houses.

"Now, we have the Uttara Export Processing Zone (EPZ), a 250-bed modernised hospital, a medical college, a nursing institute, a beautiful stadium and a technical training center," Noor said.

"Our boys and girls have started going abroad after completing training on various trades from the training center. In a few days, eight boys and four girls will go to Japan. This development will continue," he said.