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Dhaka, Saturday   22 January 2022

3 mega projects to open this year

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:10 PM, 4 January 2022  

3 mega projects to open this year

3 mega projects to open this year

Planning Minister MA Mannan said three mega projects- Padma Bridge, Metro Rail and Karnafuli Tunnel, will be opened to traffic this year. As a result, GDP growth will increase by about 2.5 percent.

The ECNEC meeting at the NEC conference room in the capital's Sher-e-Bangla Nagar on Tuesday discussed opening - Padma Bridge, Metro rail, and Karnafuli tunnels this year. The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

The meeting was informed that the Padma Bridge project will be opened in June 2022. The Karnafuli tunnel will be opened to traffic in October this year. Besides, Metro rail will be opened in December 2022.

State Minister for Planning Shamsul Alam said that the communication system will upgrade further through opening Padma Bridge to traffic in June. The Bangabandhu Tunnel in Chattogram will be launched in October 2022. On the other hand, Metro rail project will be launched in December this year. If only the Padma Bridge is opened, the additional GDP growth will increase by 1.2 percent. Metro rail has not yet projected growth. If it is introduced, the transportation of goods will increase. All in all, GDP growth will increase.

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