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Work on hi-tech park in Rajshahi to complete 2019

| Updated: October 25, 2017 05:22:45

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Work on hi-tech park in Rajshahi to complete 2019

Construction work on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-Tech Park in Rajshahi is going on in full swing.

The project was launched in July, 2016, and will complete the work by June, 2019.

The boundary wall around the 31.63 acres of the project area is taking shape along with the five storied incubation centre in the first phase.

The authority will invite tenders in September for different works including construction of 10 storied Multi Tenant Building (MTB) and land filling in the whole project area, said project director of the project AKAM Fazlul Haque.

The Hi-Tech Park in Rajshahi, one of the 28 hi-tech and software technology parks that the government is building across the country, is expected to create job opportunities for around 14,000 youths.

The project -Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-Tech Park, Rajshahi - was approved by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) in 2016. It  will be implemented at a cost of Tk 2.81 billion by Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority under Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division.

 The project director said youths will get opportunity to work in the gigantic area, estimated to be 0.2 million sqf, once the construction is finished, reports BSS.

The Hi-Tech Park will provide incubation facility to new entrepreneur companies in IT and ITeS sectors along with drawing local and foreign investors.

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