POST TIME: 8 March, 2018 07:14:39 PM
Multistoreyed buildings in every dist, UZ for FFs; project okayed
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Multistoreyed buildings in every dist, UZ for FFs; project okayed

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Thursday approved six projects, including one to construct multistoreyed buildings for insolvent freedom fighters in every district and upazila across the country.

The approval came from the 19th Ecnec meeting of the current fiscal year, held at the NEC conference room here with Ecnec Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

The 'Construction of Multistoreyed Bhaban for Insolvent Freedom Fighters in Every Disyrict/Upazila Project' is involved with an estimated cost of Tk 2,273.21 crore and the total cost will come from the national exchequer, said Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal while briefing reporters after the meeting.

Under the project, the 532 five-storey buildings will be constructed in 354 upazilas of the county's 64 districts, he said.

There will be total 8,000 flats, each having 982-square feet space, in the multistorey buildings for insolvent freedom fighters under the project which will be implemented by June 2020

The Planning Minister said a total of six projects were placed at the Ecnec meeting. "The meeting approved all the six projects involving an overall cost of Tk 7,466.73 crore," he said.

Of the total estimated cost, Tk 7,026 crore will come from the national, while Tk 440 crore as project assistance, he said.

Of the six projects, five ones are new, while the rest one project is revised one.UNB.