PM approves Swadhinata Stambha design

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Dhaka, November 08: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has approved the design of the master plan (third phase) of the ‘Swadhinata Stambha’ (Independence Monument) being constructed at Suhrawardy Udyan.The premier gave the approval after reviewing the proposed design of the project at a meeting at her Ganobhaban residence here on Wednesday.

PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said Chief architect of the Department of Architecture Quazi Golam Nasir and Deputy Chief Architect Asifur Rahman Bhuiyan gave a power point presentation before the PM on the project plan.

The prime minister witnessed the presentation and approved the project with some directives, the press secretary said.

Minister for Housing and Public Works Engineer Mosharraf Hossain, Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor, Minister for Liberation War Affairs AKM Mozammel Haq and Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya were present.

PM’s Principal Secretary Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury, Secretary of the Housing and Public Works Ministry Shahidul Haque Khandakar and Secretary of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs Aparup Chowdhury were also present on the occasion.