Jamburi Park, a long-sought recreational park covering around 8.55 acres of land in commercial part of the city at Agrabad, opened to the public from Saturday.
Installed by the public works department at an expense of around TK 20 crores, this park was inaugurated by Public Works minister Mosharrof Hossain with the presence of hundreds of the visitors on Saturday.
The park includes a man-made-lake, three big galleries, cafeteria, Glass bridge, jogging track, 138 sitting bench, public toilets, walkway all along the bordering wall, and arcades of trees for birds to live in, making it a wonderful recreation spot for the city crowds.
The park will remain open from 5am to 8pm everyday of the week, with the lavish lighting coming on soon after the dusk. No fee will be taken for entry.
CDA Chairman Abdus Salam, Zila Parishad Chairman MA Salam, Public Works officials among others were present.unb