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Metro rail to be launched on December 16

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:47 PM, 17 February 2021   Updated: 07:57 PM, 17 February 2021

Metro rail to be launched on December 16

Metro rail to be launched on December 16

Planning Minister MA Mannan has expressed hope that the first section of much-hyped metro rail from Diabari to Agargaon will be launched on December 16, Victory Day.

He said this while inspecting the metro rail depot at Diabari in the capital on Wednesday. Top officials of the metro rail project including MD MAN Siddique were present at the time.

The planning minister said, "We hope to be able to launch metro rail on Uttara to Agargaon route on December 16, 2021. Our local and foreign experts are trying their level best to complect the project amid coronavirus pandemic."

He said the total length of the section from Agargaon to Uttara in the capital is 11.73 km. There are nine stations on this route. The 11.4 km viaduct is visible now. Metrorail will run on this route on great Victory Day when the country would be celebrating the golden jubilee of independence.

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