Shahjalal Airport to have new Terminal by 2021

A Monitor Desk Report 12 Jun, 2017  |    -      +
DHAKA: Hazrat Shahjalal Int. Airport, Dhaka to have a new Third Terminal by 2021. Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has signed an agreement with four consulting firms for the expansion of HSIA on June 11.

The cost of expansion project, which has been estimated at Tk 136.10 billion, would be funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for which another agreement is expected to be signed on 21 this month.

The cost of consultancy service is Tk 5.70 billion, which will be provided from the JICA fund. The government share of the HSIA expansion project is Tk 25 billion.

Air Vice Marshal Ehsanul Gani Chowdhury, Chairman, CAAB and Haruhiko Kanai, Acting Director General, Nippon Koei Co Ltd (Japan), Jun Yamauchi, General Manager (Airport Department), Oriental Consultants Global Co Ltd, Rohani Binte Baharin, Executive Vice-President, CPG Consultants Pte Ltd and AKM Rafiquddin Managing Director, Development Design Consultants Ltd signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations at the CAAB office in the city on the day.

Rashed Khan Menon, minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism, was present at the signing ceremony.

Construction of the terminal will start in April next year and is scheduled to be completed by April 2021.

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