Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said the country’s first ever metro-rail services will be formally inaugurated in December, 2022.
“Metro-rail is a dream project for the young generation. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the metro-rail operations in December next year,” he told the inaugural ceremony of performance test of first metro-rail on viaduct at Uttara’s Diabari depot.
Quader said the premier will also inaugurate the much-anticipated Padma Bridge Project in June, 2022 while she will also open the Karnaphuli tunnel in Chattogram in the next year.
He said the construction of metro-rail is a milestone for the country and it is no more a dream now rather it is a visible reality. “Critics can criticize and spread misleading information against us, but we will reply to them with our works. We are giving reply to critics by implementing mega projects like metro-rail, Padma Bridge, Karnaphuli tunnel,” he said.