ECNEC approves Tk 1,650 crores for 186 mini stadiums

Staff Correspondent | Published: 23:09, May 04,2021


The executive committee of the national economic council (ECNEC) in a meeting on Tuesday approved Tk 1,650 crores, proposed by the ministry of youth and sports, for constructing 186 mini stadiums at upazila level.

The ECNEC meeting was held at the National Economic Council conference room in the city where prime minister Sheikh Hasina virtually presided over the meeting from her official residence Gonobhaban.

‘The ECNEC in its 24th meeting today [Tuesday] approved the ministry of youth and sports’ proposal for constructing Sheikh Russel Mini Stadiums in 186 upazilas with a cost of Tk 1,650 crores,’ said a media release  from the sports ministry. 

State minister for youth and sports, Zahid Ahsan Russell, is expecting to complete all the formalities soon before starting the implementation of the project.

‘It is obviously a good news…I hope, all the formalities will be done soon to start the implementation of the project,’ Russell told the media in a video message.

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