State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has asked the officials concerned to expedite the implementation of the pipeline construction project to bring natural gas to Rangpur.
He said the gas pipeline construction is essential for bringing equality in industrial growth in the region.
He gave the directives at a meeting with top officials of different subordinate companies of state-owned Petrobangla to review their activities through a videoconference from his home on Tuesday.
During the meeting, the officials in gas sector presented the current condition and future plan of their respective entities.
The meeting was attended by Senior Secretary of the Energy and Mineral Resources Division Anisur Rahman, Petrobangla Chairman ABM Abdul Fattah, Director General of Bangladesh Petroleum AK Mohiuddin, Managing Director of Rupantarito Prakritik Gas Company Md Quamruzzaman, Managing Director of Gas Transmission Company (GTCL) Md Atiquzzaman and Managing Director of Barapukuria Coal Mining Company ABM Quamruzzaman.