Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reaches Khulna today on a daylong visit to join the 58th Convention of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) along with opening 47 development projects and laying the foundation stones of 52 other schemes.
Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League president, will address a public meeting, to be organized by the party, at the Circuit House Maidan in the southern divisional city in the afternoon.
IEB Honorary General Secretary Engineer Md. Abdus Sabur said that the Prime Minister will inaugurate the four-day IEB convention at its Khalishpur Center at around 11 am, according to BSS report.
In the afternoon, Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate 47 development projects and lay the foundation stones of 52 other schemes by unveiling their plaques from the Circuit House Maidan.
The projects to be opened by her are: Gallamari-Batiaghata-Dakop-Nalian Forest Road, Rupsha-Srifaltala-Terokhada Road, Academic-cum-Administrative Building of the KDA Khanjahan Ali Government Secondary School, Academic Building of the Lions School and College, Academy Building of the Chalna Mubarak Memorial College, Academic Building of the Khulna Ideal College, Academic Building of the Shaheed Suhrawardy College, Academic Building of the Khulna Islamia Degree College, Chief judicial Magistrate Court Building, Hostel Building for the Maheshwarpasha Government Children, ICU Building for the Medical College Hospital, Auditorium Building of the Medical College, Shaheed Sheikh Abu Naser Specialized Hospital Building, Terokhada Thana Building, Rupsha Fire Station Building, Rupsha Senhati River Fire Station, Divisional Passport and Visa Office, Office-cum-Training.
Talking to media, Khulna city unit Awami League General Secretary Mizanur Rahman Mizan, MP, said Khulna city and district units will jointly arrange the public meeting at the Circuit House Maidan at 3 pm.
Khulna Metropolitan Police (KMP) Commissioner Humayun Kabir said that three-tier foolproof security measures have been taken deploying 3,500 police members and installing 800 closed circuit television cameras (CCTVs) in the city, including IEB Khalishpur Center and the Circuit House Maidan area.