PM opens Boeing jumbo jet at Cox’s Bazar Airport

7 May, 2017 12:00 AM printer

PM opens Boeing jumbo jet at Cox’s Bazar Airport

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates the operation of Boeing 737-800 on the extended runway of Cox’s Bazar International Airport on Saturday. - PMO photo

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the operation of Boeing 737-800, a spacious aircraft, on the extended runway of Cox’s Bazar International Airport on Saturday morning, reports UNB.

 

Sheikh Hasina flew to Cox’s Bazar by the same aircraft, which took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 9:20am and landed at Cox’s Bazar airport at 9:50am.

 

The Prime Minister is scheduled to lay down the foundation stones of 17 development projects in the beach town later in the day. The Bangladesh Army, under the supervision of the Roads and Highways Department, constructed the 80-km marine drive for protecting the Cox’s Bazar seashore.

 

In the afternoon, the Prime Minister will inaugurate six development projects unveiling their plaques from Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium there. From the same venue, she will lay the foundation stones of 595-metre PC box-girder bridge at Khuruschool Ghat on the Bakkhali River under
Cox’s Bazar Sadar upazila, Cox’s Bazar Medical College Hospital, Cox’s Bazar IT Park, Moheshkhali Floating LNG Terminal of Energy Bangladesh Ltd at Exilat, the second floating LNG Terminal of Summit LNG Terminal Company at Moheshkhali, installation of Single Point Mooring (SPM) Project in Moheshkhali, the Naf Tourism Project, the academic building of Kutubdia College and the office building of Cox’s Bazar Development Authority.


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