Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said the average progress of the construction work of the first metro rail in Bangladesh is 63.2 percent.
He made the remarks while talking to reports after visiting the first metro rail set and progress of the project work at the Uttara depot.
Obaidul Quader joined the programme virtually from his official residence.
He said the progress of the construction work from Uttara to Agargaon section scheduled to be completed in the first phase is 84.9 percent.
He further said that the progress of the construction work from Agargaon to Motijheel section scheduled to be implemented in the second phase is 59.7 percent and the overall progress of procurement of electrical and mechanical system, rolling stock and depot equipment is 54.4 percent.