Khulna: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is coming to Khulna on Monday (November 13). That afternoon he will address the public meeting held at Khulna Circuit House grounds as the chief guest.
Khulna Metropolitan Awami League President and City Mayor Talukdar Abdul Khalek will preside over the public meeting. Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader will be the special guest. Besides, central and local leaders will address the public meeting.
Prime Minister will inaugurate 22 development projects from the venue. Besides, he will lay the foundation stone of two projects.
Khulna district administration sources said that there are 22 projects in the list of projects sent by the Prime Minister’s Office. Among the eight projects of the Public Works Department are the 1971: Genocide-Torture Archive and Museum building on South Central Road in the city, Civil Surgeon’s office building and residence on Shamsur Rahman Road, Technical Training Center in Paikgacha Upazila, Renovation and Modernization of Apprentice Training Office, 10-storey Regional Office Building of BSTI, 10-storied women’s hostel building at Bitak, work (civil, sanitary and electrical) of Paikgacha Upazila Sub-Registry Office building, four-storied student hostel of Agricultural Training Institute at Daulatpur.
Department of Education and Engineering has 10 projects. These are: Dumuria Technical School and College Fifth Floor Academic cum Four Floor Administrative and Workshop Building, Boyra Secondary School, Khulna Collegiate School, Government LBK Degree Women’s College, Government Bangabandhu College, Chalan Bazar Government Girls High School, Talimul Millat Rahmatiya Fazil Madrasa , Nazrul Nagar Madhyamik Balika Vidyalaya and RRF Madhyamik School each have six storied academic buildings, Aranghata Madhyamik School has four storied academic buildings.
The Sundarbans West Forest Division projects include the Shekhertek Ecotourism Center built under the Sundarbans Ecotourism Facility Expansion and Development Project.
The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) project includes a 315.30 meter long PC girder bridge over Bhadra River on Characharia Shivnagar road in Dumuria upazila.
Under Khulna City Corporation’s important and damaged road development and rehabilitation project and drainage system development project to eliminate waterlogging in Khulna city, road widening and reconstruction work including construction of drains and footpaths on Khalishpur BIDC Road.
The list of projects of the Directorate of Agricultural Extension includes a newly constructed six-storey office building of the Additional Director at Daulatpur in the city. Besides, the list of foundation stone projects includes the construction of sanitary landfill in Mathabhanga area under the waste management development project of Khulna City Corporation. Construction of five-storied academic and four-storied administrative and workshop buildings of Dighlia Technical School and College under the Directorate of Education and Engineering.
Meanwhile, various preparations surrounding the arrival of the Prime Minister are almost over. Khulna is colorfully decorated. People of Khulna are ready to welcome him. Placards, posters, billboards, pylons and illuminations have been put up all over the city.
Khulna Metropolitan Awami League President and City Mayor Talukdar Abdul Khalek told BanglaNews that all preparations for the Prime Minister’s public meeting at Khulna Circuit House have been completed. All preparations have been made to turn the public meeting into a sea of people. People of Khulna are waiting to welcome the Prime Minister.
Bangladesh Time: 1851 hours, November 12, 2023