Published:  12:17 AM, 10 October 2017

'Work for Karnaphuli tunnel going on'

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said the construction work of Karnaphuli tunnel under the government to government arrangement is progressing fast. The minister made this while visiting the work site of the Karnaphuli tunnel at Patenga here, according to an official release.

He said that the cost of tunnel construction including its connecting roads will be around Taka 8,500 crore, of which the Chinese government will provide around Taka 5,000 crore. Replying to a query, the minister said the international community will have to play a significant role to implement the Myanmar government's assurance.


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