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PM approves Swadhinata Stambha design

MNA National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday approved the design of the Master Plan of Swadhinata Stambha (Independence Monument, third phase) being constructed at Suhrawardy Uddyan in the capital.

The Prime Minister gave the approval during a power-point presentation on the project at her official residence Ganobhaban. PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the presentation.

He said Chief Architect of Department of Architecture Qazi Golam Nasir and Deputy Chief Architect Asifur Rahman Bhuiyan made the presentation.

‘Shadhinota Stambha’ has been built under the supervision of the Liberation War Affairs Ministry. Meanwhile, Bangladesh National Museum constructed the ‘Swadhinata Jadughar’ (Museum of Independence) under the project.

The Museum of Independence has a plaza of 5,669 sq miters surrounded by fountains. The symbol of Bengali nationalism ‘Shikha Chirontoni’ has been erected alongside the museum with a mural of liberation war nearby.

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