PDPP ready for Dhaka-Mawa-Khulna four lane: Minister


SANGSAD BHABAN, Feb 16, 2016 (BSS) – The government has prepared the
Preliminary Development Project Proforma (PDPP) to construct Dhaka-Mawa-Khulna highway into four lane on availability of foreign aid.

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader told this in the
parliament, while replying to a starred question from opposition bench member Kazi Feroz Rashid today.

“The Feasibility Study and Detail Design under Technical Assistance for Sub-Regional Road Transport Project Preparatory Facility (SRTPPF) has been finalized,” he said.

Besides, the government would upgrade 55-kilometre into four-lane from Jatrabari to Mawa approach road to the Padma Brdige and after approach road to the Padma Brdige to Bhanga at a cost of Taka 5,000 crore, the minister said.

He informed the House that the 55-kilometre four-lane project from Jatrabari to Bhanga is now awaiting for approval, adding, “The construction work would be done by the Bangladesh Army.”