PANCHAGARH: Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan said direct train communication will be introduced between Panchagarh and Cox's Bazar districts in future.
The minister said this while visiting Bir Muktijoddha Sirajul Islam rail station here on Friday night.
He said the government wants to make train communication easier in the country, adding that, "We are mulling introducing train service on Banglabandha-Panchagarh route in future".
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Md Johurul Islam, Superintendent of Police (SP) Yousuf Ali, Boda Municipality Mayor Advocate Ohahiduzzaman Suja, among others, were present.
The minister also exchanged pleasantries with the locals after Zumma prayers.
During the conversation with them, he said the government has put stable fertilizer price along with giving subsidy at high yield crop seeds and fertilizers.
The government is considering providing free irrigation opportunity to the farmers through electricity, he added.