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  • Gas supply off for 10hrs in Mirpur

    Gas supply will remain suspended today for 10 hours in Dhaka's Mirpur and adjoining areas due to relocation of gas pipelines to facilitate construction of Mass Rapid Transit Development under the Dhaka Metro Rail Project.

  • Metro rail construction work begins

    The construction work of the 20-kilometre long metro rail begins.

  • Metro rail project slows down

    Slow tender bidding process has pushed the metro rail construction work nearly a year behind schedule. Of the eight components of the project, the ground work of one was ongoing. Even though prequalification of bidders in the remaining seven components was done, the final contracts have not been signed yet.

  • Focus on fast-track projects

    The government has given top priority to eight fast-track mega projects in the upcoming budget, setting aside Tk 18,727 crore for them.

  • 7 mega projects gaining pace

    Seven mega development projects by the government are well underway and are expected to have significant positive impact for the country. All of the seven top priority Fast Track Projects costing around $40 billion have now gained pace, although some of them are a few years behind the schedule.

  • Obaidul Quader

    Deal struck for part of metro rail project

    A Japanese firm signs a deal to develop land and depot on the Metro Rail Line-6. It will do sand compaction piling, dynamic compaction and land filling.

  • Govt to address noise issue

    The authorities of the Dhaka metro rail project have decided to take some extra measures to check noise, shock and vibration in key places like the Jatiya Sangshad Bhaban, Dhaka University, and National Museum.

  • Metro rail: Extra measures to be taken to check noise, shock

    Extra measures are to be taken in the Dhaka metro rail project to check noise, shock and vibration in key places like Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, Dhaka University and National Museum.

  • Construction starts next month

    The construction of much-awaited metro rail will begin at the end of next month, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader

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