Anwar Hossain
Port city Chattogram has finally got an international standard swimming pool.
The most advanced swimming pool has been constructed with the finance from Chattogram City Corporation at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury outer stadium at Kazir Dewry area in the port city. The swimming pool will be opened for swimming training soon.
This is the first ever international standard swimming pool in Chattogram after the country’s independence. After several ups and down and even court order on construction this pool, finally prime minister orders help to implement such project in the city.
Chattogram District Sports Association informed construction of the first international standard swimming complex in Chattogram began on March 2017, with the cost of Tk 11.61 crore. Built on around one acre of land, the swimming complex has a 50 meter long, 22 meter wide, and 1.8 meter deep 8-line fresh water swimming pool.
Apart from this it has international standards sophisticated dressing rooms, players lounges for swimming, gallery of 15,000 visitors, water purification precision plant, deep tube well, 250 KV power substation for uninterrupted power connection and own parking arrangement.