Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina said on Thursday her government was actively considering construction of a tunnel under the Brahmaputra river to link Balashighat in Gaibandha district with Bahadurabadghat of Jamalpur district, according to our correspondent from Gaibandha.

“Feasibility study has already begun and it is going on in full swing to construct the tunnel under the river aiming to improve the communication system and reduce the pressure of traffic on the Bangabandhu Bridge over the Jamuna”, she said.

She was speaking through video conferencing from the Ganabhaban marking inauguration of the Baradaha Bridge over the Karotoa river on the Gaibandha-Nakaihat Gobindaganj Road under Gobindaganj upazila. Read more

Courtesy: Financial Express