Declaring Hatirjheel-Begunbari project in Dhaka as a “Public Trust Property”, the High Court in a full text verdict has issued four directives and nine recommendations in order to protect its original character, beauty and water.
The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) has taken up a special project worth Tk 35crore to build 12 bridges in Patuakhali municipality. The bridges will be designed to emulate bridges in Dhaka's Hatirjheel area.
Dhaka is the most populated city in the country. It is also one of the most populated cities in the world with a density of 23,234 people per square kilometre within a total area of 300 square kilometres.