Construction work of Dhaka-Chittagong expressway to start soon: Quader
13 November 2015, Nirapad News: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the construction work of Dhaka-Chittagong expressway will start soon.
The minister said the concerned authorities are framing design for the expressway for developing an advanced communication network between the capital Dhaka and port city Chittagong.
He further said that the construction work of Kanchpur 2nd Bridge, Meghna 2nd Bridge and Gomoti 2nd Bridge will be launched in the last week of the current month.
Quader disclosed this while addressing the 26th annual conference of Roads and Highways Engineers’ Society (RHES) at Sarak Bhaban in capital’s Tejgaon Thursday noon.
“No political lobbying and request will be accepted for promotion and transfer in Roads and Highway Department (RHD). Only qualification will be counted in this regard,” he said, asking the secretary of the ministry to keep note of the matter.
Road Transport and Bridges secretary MAN Siddique, chief engineer of RHD Firoz Iqbal also addressed the function presided over by RHES president Aftab Hossain.