Patuakhali, 8 Feb, Abnews: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated 41 development projects and laid foundation stones of 33 other schemes in Patuakhali on Thursday.
The prime minister opened and laid the foundation stones of the projects by unveiling their plaques from Bangabandhu Udyan in the divisional city.
The 41 uplift scheme inaugurated by the premier are Birshreshta Shaheed Mohiuddin Jahangir Academic Bhaban, Birshreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Academic Bhaban, Shaheed Abdur Rab Serniabat Central Library, Bangabandhu Hall, Sheikh Hasina Hall and Sher-e-Bangla Hall of Barisal University, the newly constructed dormitory building of Barisal Inhabitants, the Factory Inspection Directorate Building, Barisal Divisional and District Shilpakala Academy, District Muktijoddha Complex, Baubuganj Upazila Fire Service and Civil Defence Station, Mehendiganj Thana Complex, Agoiljhara Upazila Muktijoddha Complex, Gournadi Upazila Muktijoddha Complex, Gournadi Upazila Muktijoddha Complex, Pre-Stress Girder Bridge of Harta-Banaripara Border Bridge in Ujirpur upazila, Bakerganj Upazila Muktijoddha Complex, Hijla Upazila Muktojoddha Complex, Muladi Upazila Muktijoddha Complex, 209- meter Girder Bridge over the Nanduhar River under Banaripara upazila, Mehendiganj Upazila Muktijoddha Complex, Ulania-Kaliganj Bridge, Deshratna Sheikh Hasina College Academic Bhaban, 3000-MT Capacity Seed Processing and Store, 2000-MT Capacity Potato Seed Cold Storage, 16 MLD Purification Capacity Surface Water Treatment Plant, 31-bed Mehenfiganj Upazila Health Complex, Divisional Passport and Visa Office, 7-Storey Academic Building of Shaheed Arju Moni Government High School, 7-Storey Academic Building of Shaheed Abdur Rab Serniabat High School, Barisal Engineering College, Four- storey Academic Building of Hizla Degree College, Sanghati Model High School, Four-storey Academic Building of Ulania Mozaffar Khan Degree College, Bangabandhu Auditorium Building, Karapur 10-bed Mother and Child Welfare Centre, Upgradation of Hizla Upazila Health Complex to 50-bed from 31-bed, No 4 Mahilara Union Parishad Complex and Muladi Union Parishad Complex.
The foundation stones of 33 development projects that were laid by the premier from the same venue included upgradation of Faridpur-Bhanga-Barisal- Patuakhali-Kuakata National Highway to four lanes, Barisal IT Park, Barisal Metropolitan Police Headquarters, Barisal Police Lines, Barisal Police Super Office, Shaheed Abdur Rab Serniabat Textile Institute, the Technical Training Centre, Nursing Hostel adjacent to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital, Sheikh Kamal IT Training and Incubation Centre, Shaheed Sukanta Babu Children Park, District Social Service Complex, Shaheed Abdur Rab Serniabat Auditorium, Protection of Charbaria area from the Kirtankhola River Erosion, construction of a cross dam on Maskata river, the polder rehabilitation programme of Satla-Baghda Project, construction of Goma Bridge on the Rangamati river, 440-meter PC Girder Bridge on Hizla-Ekotar Hat Road and Fire Service and Civil Defence Office.
Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League president, will address a public rally organised by her party at the same venue later.