Deal struck for part of metro rail project
A Japanese firm signed a deal today to develop land and depot on the Metro Rail Line-6.
It will do sand compaction piling, dynamic compaction and land filling.
According to the agreement, the works will start on June 1 this year and end on June 30, 2018.
Mofazzal Hossain, managing director of Dhaka Mass Transit Company Ltd, and Hiroshi Asakami, authorised representative of a Japanese company Tokyu Construction Ltd, signed the agreement in presence of Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader at the capital’s Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel this afternoon.
Mikio Hataeda, chief representative of Bangladesh office of Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica); MAN Siddique, chief engineer (roads), Road transport and Bridges Divisional Secretary, and Ibne Alam of Highways Department were also present in the contract signing ceremony.
The Metro Rail named as Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Line-6 route from Uttara to Bangladesh Bank will have 16 stations covering Uttara, Mirpur, Rokeya Sarani, Khamarbari, Sonargaon Hotel, Shahbagh, Doyel Chattar and Topkhana Road.