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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina goes to Patuakhali and Barguna on a daylong visit today to see the Payra Port and the Payra Power Plant and inaugurate a number of development projects.
Official sources said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave Dhaka for Payra in Patuakhali at 10 am by helicopter from Tejgaon old airport, reports BSS.
On her arrival, she will visit Payra Power Plant project, a rehabilitation center and newly constructed houses for people affected in project area. She will distribute keys and registration papers to the rehabilitated families.
During her visit, the prime minister will inaugurate 16 development projects of different areas of Patuakhali district.
The projects are: construction works of five-storey girls hostel and academic cum-examination hall of Patuakhali Government College, construction works of four-storey academic buildings of Hazi Akkel Ali Hawlader College, Ishak Model Degree College, Kuakata Khanabad College, Muktijoddha Memorial College, Alhaj Jalal Uddin College, Subidkhali Degree College and construction works of four-storey academic building of Dumki Janata Degree college, cent percent electrification of Dumki upazila, Mirzaganj 33/11 kv power substation, Sheikh Hasina Sarak at Payra Port and service jetty, mosque, officers’ guest house and staff dormitory of Payra Port.
Later, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lay the foundation stones of five-storey science building of Patuakhali Government College, 96-meter bridge on the Srimanta river, two farmer training centers at Kolapara and Mirzaganj upazilas in Patuakhali district under Krishak Training Center (3rd phase) Project and the rehabilitation area for Payra Port affected people.
Then, the premier will visit Barguna district and inaugurate 21 different development projects.
The projects are: a 250-bed hospital, two Fire Service and Civil Defense stations at Bamna and Betagi upazilas, district library, the construction work of a barrack for women police personnel at district police lines and other projects, extension works of 2nd floor of hostel for blind children, Amtoli Thana building, Barguna Sadar union land office, Dowatola Union Land Office (coastal), Hosnabad Union land office, repair of coastal embankments affected by cyclone Sidr and Aila, construction works of four-storey academic buildings cum cyclone shelter centers of M Baliatoli D N College in Barguna Sadar, Syed Fazlul Haque Degree College in Pathorghata and Yunus Ali Khan Degree College in Amtoli, Upazila Livestock Development Center in Taltoli, Bakerganj-Padrishibpur-Kathaltoli-Subidkhali-Barguna road widening works, a bridge, Taltoli upazila parishad complex, Bamna upazila parishad complex, Gourachinna Union Parishad Complex, One House One Firm and Polli Sanchoy Bank buildings in Bamna and
Taltoli, official sources said.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a public rally at Taltoli Government High School ground at 3pm.
While inaugurating the Forth National Development Fair on October 4 through a video conference, the premier told the common people of Amtoli upazila that she will visit her previous election area (Amtoli-Taltoli upazila) when she will go to Payra Port.
Centering the visit of the prime minister, a gleeful environment is prevailing in the area and the local people are eagerly waiting to see her. People of different professions are in a festive mood ahead of the visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Local Awami League leaders are spending hectic time taking preparations for a public meeting in the town.