Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
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Army chief inspects Padma river dredging

 Army Chief General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed today visited the bank conservation project of the Padma river from Majhirchar under Dohar upazila of Dhaka district to Moksedpur via Narisha Bazar.

During the visit, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Private Industry and Investment Salman F Rahman, MP and senior Army officials and local dignitaries were present, said an ISPR press release.

The Chief of Army Staff expressed satisfaction at the progress of the project and provided necessary directions. Under the direction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the bank protection project of the Padma river from Majhirchar under Dohar upazila of Dhaka district to Moksedpur via Narisha Bazar upstream of Dohar upazila of Dhaka district is under 25 Engineer Construction Brigade of Bangladesh Army.

In order to achieve the status of a developed country, the present government is giving priority to industrialization as per the vision-2041. 

The present government has adopted a plan of industrialization by building an economic zone in Dohar, Dhaka. 

The project was approved by ECNEC on September 10, 2016, the implementation work of the project was started by the 25 Engineer Construction Battalion in April 2019. 

 Bangladesh Army are working relentlessly to implement the project which would pave the way the development of Dohar Economic Zone and the socio-economic development of the people of the region, the release said.