Construction of the third terminal of the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport is nearing completion. The terminal is expected to have a soft opening on October 7. Around 16 million passengers will be able to use the airport every year after the third terminal is fully operational by May next year. The photo was taken last week. Photo: Naimur Rahman
The Ramchandrapur canal in Mohammadpur’s Adabar area is full to the brim with garbage. A sign placed by the Dhaka North City Corporation right near says, “Let us stop littering our canals, let us make tomorrow’s Dhaka more liveable.” The photo was taken recently.
PHOTO: RASHED SHUMON
Children and adults on the roof of a moving train near the Khilgaon level crossing yesterday. They seem to be oblivious to the risks of such journeys, which are quite prevalent in Bangladesh.
PHOTO: PALASH KHAN
Cargo vessels moored in Narayanganj’s Tarabo area are putting the walkway on the Shitalakkhya at risk. A makeshift jetty and lines tying the vessels to the shore also obstruct pedestrians. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Amran Hossain
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a meeting with Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the bilateral meeting room of the UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday.