Contract signing ceremony for Metro Rail Rolling Stock & Depot Equipment (CP-08) held on August 6th, 2017
August 07, 2017
The contract signing ceremony for the Rolling Stock and Depot Equipment for MRT Line-6 under contract package CP-08 was held at the Grand Ballroom of Pan-Pacific Sonargaon Hotel on 6th August, 2017. Mr. Obaidul Quader, MP, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges attended the ceremony as chief guest.
Mr. Aftab Uddin Talukder, Managing Director of Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited and Mr. Makoto Ogawara of Kawasaki-Mitsubishi consortium signed the contract on behalf of their respective organizations.
Among other dignitaries, Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh H.E. Mr. Masato Watanabe, Parliament Member Mr. Nazmul Haque Prodhan, MP, Secretary to Road Transport Division MAN Siddique, Mr. Md. Mofazzel Hossain, Secretary-in-charge, Ministry of Railways and Chief Representative of JICA Mr. Takatoshi Nishikata attended the ceremony.
"Metro rail is no more a dream, it's now a reality," Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said at a news briefing following the signing ceremony.