Wednesday, 8 December, 2021
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Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway

$1126m loan deal signed with China

$1126m loan deal signed with China

The Government of Bangladesh and the Exim Bank of China signed a loan agreement of $1126.99 million loan on Tuesday to implement the “Construction of Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway” project.

Additional Secretary of Economic Relations Division Shahriar Kader Siddiky and Deputy General Manager of Exim Bank of China Zhang Tianqin signed the agreement on behalf of their respective sides, said a press release, reports BSS.

The main objective of the project is to minimize the traffic congestion in and around Dhaka-Ashulia areas.

This project will be connected to the Dhaka Elevated Expressway and is located within the alignment of the Asian Highway. If this project is implemented, the traffic congestion in the Abdullahpur- Ashulia-Bypail-Chandra corridor connecting Dhaka with 30 districts will be greatly reduced.