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Shahjahan asks to complete pending projects of CAAB soon

DHAKA, Jan 9, 2018 (BSS) -Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Shahjhahan Kamal today directed the concerned officials of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) to complete the pending projects soon.

"Nine months is not a short span of time to bring dynamism in a ministry as we had able to achieve our independence in a nine-month war," he said while speaking at a views exchange meeting with the high officials at CAAB headquarters here.

The minister asked the officials to start the works of Third Terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) as well as second phase of Cox's Bazar International Airport.

He said the aviation sector of the country is becoming more and more important with the advancement of Bangladesh economy.

Without an efficient aviation sector, we won't be able to attract more foreign investment here as well as to ensure export-import activities, he added.

He also directed the officials to increase customer care of air travelers through further improving airport ground handling system.

Presided over by CAAB chairman Air Vice Marshal M Naim Hassan, the meeting was also addressed by Civil Aviation and Tourism Secretary S M Gholam Farooque. Later, the new minister visited different important establishment of the HSIA.