Bangladesh: Urban Dredging Demonstration Project Kicks Off

Yesterday, Mr Shahjahan Khan, Minister of Shipping, and H.E. Gerben de Jong, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bangladesh, officially launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project.

The main objective of the UDDP project is to reduce the floods in Dhaka by:

– demonstration of Dutch urban drainage technologies and expertise;

– improvement of the capacity of DWASA staff to carry out drainage operation;

– development of stakeholders awareness and knowledge of the functions of the urban drainage system.

Urban Dredging Demonstration Project Kicks Off

The UDDP activities are initially concentrated in two area’s in Dhaka, effecting approximately 400.000 inhabitants and many small businesses.

June 12, 2014

 

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The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

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To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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