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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina goes to Mymensingh today to inaugurate and lay foundation stones of 195 development projects in four districts of the division.
She will also address a public meeting to be organised by the local Awami League at Circuit House ground, reports BSS.
Mymensingh Divisional Commissioner Mahmud Hasan told the state news agency that after reaching here, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate 101 development projects and lay foundation stones of 94 projects of different areas in four districts.
Of the 101 development projects, 31 are in Mymensingh, 19 in Netrokona, six in Jamalpur and 45 in Sherpur district, he said.
The commissioner said among the projects of which foundation stones will be laid, 44 are in Mymensingh, 17 in Netrokona and 14 in Sherpur district.
The mega projects include the proposed modern divisional city, offices of divisional commissioner and range DIG, divisional circuit house, Mymensingh Secondary and Higher Education Board, Mymensingh FM Radio, Mymensingh Women Polytechnic Institute, Sheikh Hasina University in Netrokona, Netrokona Medical College, Netrokona Stadium, Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Science and Technology University in Jamalpur, Sheikh Hasina Composite Jute Textile Mill, Sheikh Hasina Textile Engineering College, Sheikh Russel Textile Institute, Bangabandhu Novo Theater, new embankment to protect city from Brahmaputra river, divisional stadium and construction works of bridge on Brahmaputra river in city’s Kewtakhali.
Roads and Highways Department (RHD) of Mymensingh zone Additional Chief Engineer Md Manirul Islam said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate 20 development projects worth Taka 3,906 crore under RHD in four districts.
Besides, Education Engineering Department (EED), Mymensingh, Executive Engineer Md Yousuf Ali said the premier will inaugurate 17 projects involving Taka 161 crore under education department.
After inaugurating these projects, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a public meeting at Circuit House Ground. Mymensingh district and city units of AL are organizing the meeting.
AL district unit President Advocate Jahirul Haque Khoka will chair the public meeting.
Centring the visit of the primer, a gleeful environment is prevailing in the area and the local people are eagerly waiting to see her. People of different professions are in a festive mood ahead of the visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Local Awami League leaders are spending hectic time taking preparations for the public meeting in the city.
Marking visit, all out preparations including security measures have been taken in the city area.
City Corporation Administrator Ikramul Haque Bitu said all out preparations have been taken centring the visit of the Prime Minister.
Police Super Md Shah Abid Hossain said tight security measures have been taken marking the visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. A number of police in plain clothe will be deployed along with other law enforcers, he added.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had declared Mymensingh as the eight administrative division of the country on October 13 in 2015.