JS body for improvement of transportation in 3 islands

13 June, 2019 12:00 AM printer

The parliamentary standing committee on the Ministry of Shipping on Wednesday recommended taking measures to develop transport facilities in Hatia, Sandwip and Bhola islands, reports BSS.

The committee made the recommendation at its 5th meeting held at Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban with committee chairman Major (retd) Rafiqul Islam in the chair, said a press release.

The committee underscored the need for immediate actions for the implementation of the development projects to ensure ease and safety in transportation of the people living in islands.

While discussing different ongoing projects in Chattogram, Mongla and Payra ports, it recommended taking appropriate measure to complete the projects within the stipulated timeframe.

The committee also placed a recommendation for cleaning and dredging rivers with the cooperation of water resources ministry, said the release.

The meeting also recommended establishing lighthouses wherever necessary in the coastal areas immediately.