The victims of Hatirjheel got flats in Begunbari

Each of the victims acquired in the integrated development project of Hatirjheel area including Begunbari canal implemented by the Capital Development Authority (RAJUK) has been given one flat each.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan and State Minister for Housing and Public Works Sharif Ahmed were present as the chief guests at a function at RAJUK’s Management Building in Niketan on Tuesday night.

The information was given in a press release sent by the Home Ministry on the same night.

Speaking as the chief guest on the occasion, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said, “It is a matter of great pleasure for us to provide flats in the project area to the victims of the acquisition of integrated development projects in Hatirjheel area including Begunbari canal.” One of the basic responsibilities of the government was to provide accommodation to those whose land had been acquired in the project area and those who had been affected by the removal of physical infrastructure. The Minister thanked the Ministry of Housing and Public Works and all concerned of RAJUK authorities for fulfilling this responsibility properly. He also sought the cooperation of the Ministry of Housing and Public Works in constructing a new police station in the project area.

State Minister for Housing and Public Works Sharif Ahmed, in his special guest speech, said that 310.14 acres of land had to be acquired for the implementation of the project, out of which 139.98 acres were privately owned. A total of 112 flats have been constructed in two 15-storey buildings on 0.93 acre land in project area Begunbari mouza. Among them, 56 flats were allotted at half price among the acquisition victims.

Secretary of the Ministry of Housing and Public Works Md. Shahid Ullah Khandaker presided over the function. Chairman of the Capital Development Authority ABM Amin Ullah Noori, Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Housing and Public Works Md. Hemayet Hossain and senior officials of the ministry and RAJUK were present.

Dhaka Times / 24 November / SS / ES

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