PM inaugurates an aesthetic 80-km marine drive

6 May 2017, 4:23:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated an aesthetic 80-km marine drive in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday.


"People will have the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the nature alongside improving their socioeconomic condition," she said.


The Prime Minister said this after officially auspicating the marine drive from Cox's Bazar to Teknaf. She inaugurated it unveiling the plaque at Inani point.


Bangladesh Army constructed the marine drive under the supervision of Roads and Highways Department for protecting the Cox's Bazar seashore and facilitating an easy viewing of the beauty of the Bay of Bengal.


Sheikh Hasina said new potentials of tourism have opened up here with the inauguration of the driveway.


She said the driveway will attract not only huge domestic tourists but also foreign ones and will help accelerate the socioeconomic development of the district.


Sheikh Hasina said Cox's Bazar sea beach is the longest sandy sea beach of the world and people from home and abroad come here to enjoy the natural beauty.

"The government has undertaken a number of projects to make Cox's Bazar even more attractive."

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