Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- A new DAP applicable for 2016-35 for Dhaka will be prepared covering adjacent areas including Gazipur, Keraniganj, Savar and Narayanganj, RAJUK Chairman Mohammad Nurul Huda said.
Making an emotional appeal to the political leaders to sit across the table to contribute their thoughts in preparing the plan, he said otherwise, Dhaka could not be protected from disaster.
Mr Nurul Huda made the appeal while addressing a seminar on “Prospects and Problems of Sky Rise Buildings in Dhaka City” organised by Sikder Real Estate at a city hotel on Saturday with Sikder Group Director Nasreen Haque Sikder in the chair.
Currently, a Detailed Area Plan (DAP) is in force for the building and land developers. According to Rajdhani Unnayan Kartipakkha (RAJUK) Chairman, the new plan will be more effective for future Dhaka city.
Sikder Real Estate made a brief presentation on its future plan of developing a multistoried housing project in the west part of Dhaka city on 42 bighas of land.
The RAJUK chief said he has been facing tremendous obstacles from different circles in implementing the present DAP. Defending different aspects of the DAP, he said there might be small errors in the DAP which will be corrected while preparing the new plan for 2016-35.
The function was also addressed, among others, by President of Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh (REHAB) Nasrul Hamid Bipu, MP, Chairman of National Housing Authority GM Jainul Abedin Bhuiyan, PDB former chairman ASM Alamgir Kabir, Deputy Chief Architect of Department of Architecture of BUET Novera Gawhar, BUET’s Prof Mehedi Ahmed Ansari and Prof Raquib Hasan and Dhaka University Geology and Environment Department Prof Islam Nazim.
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