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 The Executive of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) yesterday approved ten projects involving Tk 11,901 crore including expansion and rehabilitation of the command area of Teesta irrigation project, report Channel i, barta 24.com, Bangladesh Journal.
 Of the 10 projects, one is revised while the remaining nine are new oness. The revised project is constructing super specialized hospital under Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University. ‘Rehabilitation and Expansion of Command Area of Teesta Irrigation Project’ under Water Resources Ministry will be implanted with an outlay of Tk 1452 crore. The project will be implemented between January 2021 and June 2024. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the 24th meeting of the Ecnec virtually from her official Ganobhaban residence.
 Planning Minister MA Mannan briefed reporters after the Ecnec meeting.
 Ecnec also approved the 2nd phase of the construction of Sheikh Russell mini stadiums at the upazila level with Taka 1,649.32 crore.
 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also directed the state-owned companies, including banks, Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Ltd (BTCL), to be self-reliant.