Steps taken to modernize railways: Sujan

Railways Minister M Nurul Islam Sujan said the government has taken initiatives to modernize the railway sector with a view to making it world standard one.
“We have taken elaborate programmes for developing the railway …as the railway communication system is easier and comfortable means of transportation compared to other systems,” Sujan told a view-exchange meeting at Debiganj Upazila on Friday.
Various development programmes are underway in railway sector which will continue till 2045, he said.
The minister said, “We have started working to introduce direct of rail communications from Chilahati of Nilphamari district to Haldibari of India”.
Deputy Commissioner of Panchagarh Sabina Yasmin, Upazila Chairman Abdul Maleque Chisti, UNO of Debiganj Prottoy Hasan, Upazila Awami League President Nuruzzaman and General Secretary Hasnat Zaman Chowdhury attended the meeting.