Shipping Ministry asks agencies to complete dev projects in time

Dhaka,  Mon,  25 September 2017
Published : 15 Jun 2017, 22:21:16
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Shipping Ministry asks agencies to complete dev projects in time

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The ministry of shipping (MoS) asked on Thursday its departments and agencies to complete development projects within the stipulated time.

The Shipping Ministry and its 11 departments or agencies signed an annual performance contract for the fiscal year (FY) 2017-18.  

Shipping secretary Ashok Madhav Roy and heads of the 11 departments or agencies signed the contract on behalf of their respective sides at the ministry.

Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan, who was present during the signing ceremony, gave the directives to the heads of the departments or agencies to complete the development work undertaken for the FY 2017-18 in time.     

He said the government would intensify its monitoring drive to look into the progress of development projects for the next fiscal.

The agencies or departments under the ministry of shipping had done many activities, the shipping minister said, adding their activities had increased this year compared with the previous year.  

"We are implementing development work in line with the government directives," he said.  

He urged heads of the agencies and departments to implement the development work of the next fiscal.  

The departments and agencies that signed annual performance contracts with the ministry are: Chittagong Port Authority, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), Bangladesh Land Port Authority, Mongla Port Authority, Department of Shipping, the National Commission for River Protection, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation, Bangladesh Marine Academy, National Maritime Institute and the Payra Port Authority.  

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