Planning Minister MA Mannan said that the capacity of Bangladesh in various fields has increased a lot over the years as the country implementes many mega projects.
“We’ve now many things to be proud of. We’re now implementing mega projects like Padma Bridge, Karnaphuli Tunnel, Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant…this proves that our capacity has increased a lot,” he said while speaking as chief guest at a seminar titled “The Banking Policy of Bangabandhu and Daily Industry Best Rated Bank Award-2020”.
The seminar was jointly organized by Daily Industry and Global Economist Forum at Daily Industry’s conference room in city’s Purana Paltan area.
Mannan also mentioned that all the countrywide rail tracks would be converted into dual gauge in phases while the work on Dhaka-Chattogram dual gauge rail track has so far witnessed 80 percent progress.
Besides, the Bangabandhu Satellite is now making round in the orbit, he added.
Referring to the ongoing work of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, Mannan said as more advanced technology would be used in this plant, the local youths could explore their job opportunities here.
He said it is the duty of the government to implement the budget when it is passed in parliament.
He said, adding the Prime Minister always wanted to know about the possible outcome of the real beneficiaries before giving approval to a project at the Ecnec meeting.