Prime Minister inaugurates 26 development projects
Dhaka, January 30: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated 26 projects, including seven under the Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC), with a project cost of around Tk 1,316.97 crore. She laid the foundation stones of six more projects under construction at an estimated cost of Tk 376.28 crore.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attended a large gathering organized by the Rajshahi Metropolitan and District Awami League at the historic madrasa grounds on Sunday afternoon and inaugurated the projects and laid the foundation stone.
According to official sources, the implemented projects are: Mural of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Rajshahi City Corporation has constructed the mural at the C&B crossing of the city at a cost of around Tk 5 crore 3 lakhs. Besides, the other projects implemented by the City Corporation are; Sheikh Russel Shishu Park, a flyover over Mohanpur rail crossing, four-lane road and road divider with a separate lane for slow traffic from Bhadra rail crossing to Noodapara bus terminal, four-lane road and road divider. Separate lanes and road widening for slow-moving vehicles from Bilsimla Rail Crossing to City Hat, development of Kalpana Cinema Hall to Talaimari Crossing and carpeting road, construction and carpeting of drains and footpaths from Rentur Khari Aarat to Dhalur Mor through Hi-Tech Park. Construction of road from Court to Shahartali Club.
The largest mural of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been constructed near the C&B crossing in Rajshahi city. RCC built the country's largest mural at a cost of around Tk 52 million as part of Tk 2,993 crore project titled 'Integrated Urban Infrastructure Development in Rajshahi City'. The height of the mural is 58 feet and the main part of the mural has a picture of Bangabandhu 50 feet high and 40 feet wide.