Monday, 29 May, 2023

‘Agargaon-Motijheel part of Merto Rail to be opened by Nov’

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday expressed hope that the metro rail’s (MRT Line-6) Agargaon-Motijheel segment will be opened to traffic by November this year, reports UNB.
The work on metro rail is progressing fast. The work is nearing completion and we will be able to inaugurate it up to Motijheel by November. We will be able to complete the work of MRT Line-6 this year, the minister said.
He said these while talking to reporters after a signing ceremony on the Kewatkhali bridge construction project in Mymensingh at the secretariat.
Besides, the construction of the elevated expressway up to Tejgaon will be completed by the current year, he said.
“To that end, our work is progressing fast. I want to give another good news to the nation on Pahela Baishakh that in June Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the construction of 100 more bridges in a day,” added Quader. 

On December 28, 2022, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the first-ever metro rail service in the capital amid much enthusiasm and festivity.
She inaugurated the operation of the first phase of the project-- Uttara to Agargaon.