Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today laid the foundation stone of Chittagong Hill Tracts Complex in Dhaka’s Bailey Road area, aimed at promoting the national cultural diversity and social customs and individual characteristics of the ethnic communities.
The complex will have a six-storey building with a multi-purpose hall, dormitory, administrative building, museum, library and residences for the CHT affairs minister and chairman of CHT Regional Council.
It will be built on a 1.94-acre land at a cost of Tk 106 crore and is expected to be opened by June, 2018.
The complex will further represent the cultural heritages, social customs, languages, religions and the individual characteristics of the ethnic communities of CHT.
Deputy Leader of Jatiya Sangsad and Peace Accord Implementation Committee Convener Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury, Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain, State Minister for CHT Affairs Ministry Bir Bahadur Ushwe Sing, Chairman of CHT Regional Council Jyotirindra Bodhipriya Larma, popularly known Santu Larma, and Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of CHT Affairs RAM Ubaidul Muktadir Chowdhury were present.