CCC seeks WB fund for Tk 15b dev projects

Dhaka,  Tue,  28 March 2017
Published : 15 Mar 2017, 23:57:33
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CCC seeks WB fund for Tk 15b dev projects

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CHITTAGONG, Mar 15: Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) on Wednesday proposed projects worth Tk 15 billion under the infrastructure development and income generating project, seeking fund from the World Bank (WB).

The proposals included construction of buildings in the city corporation area, widening of roads, construction of office-cum-community centre, kitchen market development, traffic management and other multipurpose income generating projects.

The projects, if accepted, would be implemented through the Bangladesh Municipal Development Fund (BMDF), city corporation officials said.

City Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin made the proposals at a meeting in his office with BMDF managing director Syed Hasinur Rahman, company secretary Nasir Ahmed Chowdhury, World Bank consultant Ishita Alam Labony and senior urban officer Christopher Pablu.

The city corporation officials said they discussed in details about the feasibility study on the projects, which were finalised after necessary scrutiny. The Mayor said the World Bank is considered as one of the prime partners of infrastructure development in Bangladesh. He said the projects would bring about massive changes to the city.

Ward councillor HM Sohail, CCC acting chief executive officer Abul Hasan and superintending engineer Rafiqul Islam Manik were present on the occasion, among others.

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