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  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 8 August 2011

    The government has finally started dredging the Turag river in efforts to bring fresh water to the highly polluted Buriganga river.   (thedailystar) [mappress] Source: thedailystar, August 8, 2011

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan today said that, during the last eight years, the government has completed the dredging work of a total of 47 nearly dying rivers, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) – National News Agency of Bangladesh said in their latest announcement. The minister said this responding to a query made by treasury bench lawmaker […]

  • 8 August 2013

        Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has launched a drive to remove wastages including polythene from the Buriganga by operating three newly-collected long boom excavators. Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan inaugurated the drive on the Buringanga adjacent to Shyambazar in the capital. BIWTA sources said about 31,500 cubic meter wastage would be removed from […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Government efforts to save the four rivers – Buriganga, Shitalakhya, Turag and Balu – flowing around the metropolis through restoring their navigability are yet to make any headway. Ceaseless dumping of wastes, haphazard dredging and encroachment on these rivers continue unabated. A recent survey on the wetland around Dhaka city says that all such lands […]