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Jamalpur–Bogura ferry service begins today

  • Our Correspondent
  • 12 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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JAMALPUR: Amid much enthusiasm, ferry service between Jamalpur and Bogura district will be opened on Thursday.

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury will inaugurate the ferry service.

Organising Secretary of Awami League (AL) Mirza Azam, MP, Lawmaker of Bogura-1 Shahdara Mannan, Chairman of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) Syed Tajul Islam and Chairman of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) Commodore Golam Sadek will be present.

Mirza Azam said, “Very soon, we will take steps to uplift ferry service for movement of heavy vehicle after infrastructure development”.

A project with Tk 192 crore to widen the 8 kilometer Madarganj-Jamthal road has been submitted, he said.