Work order for HSIA 3rd terminal by July: CAAB

21 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

The construction work order of much awaited third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), the country’s main aviation hub, is likely to be awarded by July this year.

“The tender evaluation process is going on …we are hopeful to give the work order for constructing the third terminal by July if everything goes smoothly,” Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) Chairman Air Vice Marshal Naim Hassan told BSS on Saturday.

The CAAB chief said after floating the tender, two Japan based consortiums named Japan Shimizu Corporation and Mitsubishi submitted proposals to get the work.

The project with an estimated cost of Taka 13,610.47 crore got nod of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on October 24, 2017.

Of the total project cost, Taka 2,395.69 crore will come from the state exchequer while the rest Taka 11,214.78 crore as project assistance from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).