Buriganga, Shitalakkhya and Turag Dredging Gets Support

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The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources Ministry yesterday recommended the Bangladeshi Government to complete the dredging of Buriganga, Shitalakkhya and Turag rivers on a priority basis, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports. 

The committee came up with the suggestion at its 36th meeting held at the Jatiya Sangsad, chaired by Ramesh Chandra Sen.

The Parliamentary Watchdog also discussed the implementation progress of a flood control dam-cum-road project in the area of Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) at Mirsarai in Chittagong, UNB said.

During the meeting, the committee was informed that the works on Teesta Barrage Project, Phase-II (Unit-1) will complete soon.

Committee members State Minister for Water Resources Muhammad Nazrul Islam, AKM Fazlul Haque, Faridul Haque Khan, Rejwan Ahammad Taufiq, Mustafizur Rahaman Chowdhury and Selina Jahan Lita attended the meeting.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

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.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

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

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