Fire Drill Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Dhaka (news)

© Monirul Alam

09 May 2012. Dhaka, Bangladesh- The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh on Wednesday organized a fire drill at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on extinguishing fire in aircraft. Several units of the fire service, Civil Aviation Authority, army, air force and a number of hospitals took part in the mock exercise. A bamboo-made replicated aircraft was set on fire for the drill, and eight fire service units, some 15 ambulances and a helicopter took part in the exercise. © Monirul Alam

Arial Beel Movement | Airport Issue

Dhaka: January 2011: Local people set poster on the well and write on the poster, No Airport in Arial Beel. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addressing a press conference at the Gono Bhaban The new airport will be built on the other bank of the Padma River as the government has scrapped its plan to construct it in Munshiganj apparently in the wake of protests by the local people. Copy Right: Monirul Alam

Arial Beel Movement | Airport Issue

Dhaka, Bangladesh january 2011- Long hour clash between police and villagers protesting the proposed Bangabandhu International Airport in Munshiganj Arial Beel has left a policeman killed and more 100 people and journalist injured. Around 11,250 acres of land is needed for the project estimated to cost Tk 5000 billion.Copy Right: Monirul Alam