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Chattogram Bureau :
Chairman of Chattogram Port Authority Rear Admiral SM Abul Kalam Azad said the   Deep  Seaport   Development Project has started at Matarbari in Coxsbazar district . He was speaking at a briefing after the first meeting of the Chattogram Port Authority with Nippon Koei, a Japanese consultant for the Matarbari Deep  Seaport   Development Project, at Bandar Bhaban on Monday   afternoon.He said the agreement was signed with the consultant on September 23. Matarbari Deep   Sea Port Development Project  work  has started from today.
The port chairman said the construction of Matarbari deep seaport was a demand of the  hour. As a result of this port, the economic belt that is being formed from Dhaka to Cox's Bazar will be accelerated.A deep seaport is being built at Matarbari in line with the role model that the Prime Minister has set. The activities of the port will be completed by 2026. '
 Member (Development)  of CPA   Zafar Alam said work on the terminal could start in the middle of 2025..He said ships  may   t ake berth  with 8-10 thousand containers  in the jetty .. The demand for our large container transport is increasing  recently .. Initially it is being designed to handle 6 lakh containers per annu   and  if the  berth  increases later, the capacity will  also increase.A 480 meter long  berth   will be  constructed.
 Later roads and railway connections  will be added. Containers on large ships will actually reduce costs, attracting traders. Road communication will be completed by 2026. 'Japanese Team Leader Mr. Hotani  said , "We are working responsibly  and  the first step will be design & civil works". The second step  is   to collect the handling equipments. The latest Japanese technology will be used in this project with   keeping the earthquakes  in mind.

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