Project soon to end Ctg waterlogging: LGRD Minister


The government will  soon implement a pragmatic and well-planned project to resolve the waterlogging problem in Chittagong port city, said Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD) Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain on Sunday.

“The waterlogging problem of the port city must be resolved at any cost as it is the heart of our economy,” said the minister while presiding over a meeting on ‘Re-dredging, expansion, reformation and development of canals to resolve waterlogging  in Chittagong city’ at the secretariat.

He also directed the Chittagong Development Authority (CDA), Chittagong City Corporation, local Water Development Board, and Wasa to find out a practical and visible solution of the problem by December next.

After implementation of the project to be approved by the CDA, Chittagong City Corporation will take care of it and involvement of others like Water Development Board and Wasa is also very important in the project implementation, he added.


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