Monday 27, June 2022

PM asks to expedite Dhaka airport's extension work

She also asked to take required measures for land acquisition of the Chattogram airport alongside giving other necessary directives, said a press release of PMO press wing.

The premier gave the directives after witnessing a presentation on progress (1st phase - 1st amended) of HSIA's extension work at her official Ganabhaban residence on Tuesday morning.

The total progress of the work is 23 per cent and it is hoped that the work could be completed by November 2023, the release added.

Sheikh Hasina directed the authorities concerned to carry out the extension works keeping in mind the future.

She stressed the need for increasing income of the Bangladesh Biman as well.

The premier also instructed to arrange training programmes for the concerned people to enhance the airports security services.

State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali, Senior Secretary of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Md Tofazzel Hossain Miah, Civil Aviation and Tourism Secretary Mokammel Hossain and Chairman of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) Air Vice Marshal Mafidur Rahman, among others were present.


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