Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of 28 development projects in Jessore.
The Premier made the inauguration while attending a rally organized by Awami League in Jessore central Eidgah maidan on Sunday afternoon (Dec 31).
The 17 projects inaugurated by the PM are- the Waterlogging Removing Project of the Kapotakkhya River (first phase), the expansion work of the Amdabad College in Sadar upazila, the expansion work of the Pakshia College in Sharsha upazila, the expansion work of Bagharpara Degree College in Bagharpara upazila, the 500-seat Shaheed Mashiur Rahman Auditorium-cum-Multipurpose Hall, the Public Library (third phase) Development Project, the Jessore Medical College Academic Building, Hoybatpur Union Land Office Building, Narendrapur Union Land Office Building, Mohakal Union Land Office Building, Patibila Union Land Office Building, Jessore Police Super Building, Jessore Police Hospital, Sheikh Russel’s Sculptor, 13-km roads and 22-km drains in Jessore town, Jhikargaccha Upazila Muktijoddha Complex and Malopara Government Primary School in Avoynagar.
The 11 schemes of which the foundation stones were laid by the premier are- the Waterlogging Removing and Sustainable Water Management Development Project of the Bhairab River, Upgradation Work of Jessore-Benapole National Highway, the Upgradation Work of Jessore-Benapole (Palashbari-Rajghat portion), Keshabpur Technical Training Centre, Jessore Central Shaheed Minar, 25-km roads and 24-km drains in Jessore town, Hamidpur Compost Plant, Pre-treatment Plant, Biogas Plant and Control Landfill Cell Work, the expansion work of Jhikargachha Municipality, setting up the mural of historic March 7 speech of Bangabandhu, Sheikh Russel Gymnasium and the Teachers-Students Centre (TSC).
Jessore district AL president Shahidul Islam Milon presided over the rally started around 1:30pm. After the inauguration, the Prime Minister addressed the rally as chief guest.