Dhaka, 16 Feb: An 18-member expert team will visit Myanmar soon to join the Myanmars team to conduct a joint survey on implementation of Bangladesh Myanmar friendship road construction project, according to BSS, the local news agency of Bangladesh.

Communications Minister Barrister Nazmul Huda said this at a meeting with Ambassador of Myanmar U Thane Myint at his office yesterday. They discussed introduction of the survey work for implementation of the Bangladesh-Myanmar friendship road project.

Myanmar ambassador said the prime minister of his government has given necessary directives to the construction to start survey work immediate. He hopped that his government is very sincere in finishing the construction of the road.

The additional Chief Engineer of Road and Highways Department and chief of Bangladeshs survey expert team, Engineer Abed Uddin Ahmed, will lead the delegation.

The Bangladesh delegation with the Myanmars team will jointly conduct survey on construction of a 60-metre bridge at Tamkharul border and a 55-metre road from Taungbro to Buthidaung.

For accelerating the construction of Bangladesh-Myanmar friendship road, the construction minister of Myanmar will visit Dhaka soon, at the meeting was told.