The metrorail project in Dhaka will be complete by 2022, according to Japan International Cooperation Agency or JICA that is financing a major portion of the project.
All the projects under the Mass Rapid Transit or MRT programme for overhauling Dhaka’s public transport system will end by 2028, it added.
A JICA delegation of three led by its Chief Representative in Bangladesh Hitoshi Hirata revealed the information to Planning Minister MA Mannan during a meeting in the capital on Monday.
Briefing the media later, the planning minister said: “I wanted to know about MRT 6 from the JICA representative.
“He told me that the metrorail project under MRT 6 will end by 2022 and the last MRT project will be completed by 2022,” he added.