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Khulna Sk Russel Eco-Park drawing visitors

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Khulna Sk Russel Eco-Park drawing visitors
'Sheikh Russel Eco-Park' is progressing in Khulna. Photo: UNB

The work on ‘Sheikh Russel Eco-Park’, a project taken by the district administration, is going on in full swing, aiming to fulfil the recreational need of the city dwellers and create a sanctuary for the wildlife to preserve the ecological balance of the region, reports UNB.

The work on the eco-park stretching over 43 acres of land started in November 2017 in the vicinity of the Rupsha River. Though the park is still far from being ready, many people have started visiting it to enjoy its beauty. 

A lake with well-decorated roads on both sides, a wooden bridge over the lake, the floating restaurant colourful waterfall and a fish museum being constructed in the park which is expected to be new attractions for tourists.  

Under the project, the fossils of different fish and animals will be preserved in the fish museum.

Besides, a heritage museum will be set up to uphold the history of the Sundarbans, while a sanctuary will be created for the preservation of wildlife.
 
A map on the biodiversity of the Sundarbans, a Unesco world heritage site, will also be put on display in the park.
 
The eco-park is expected the meet the demand of nature lovers and entertainment seekers of the city which lacks adequate recreational facilities, said some visitors.

Once completed, the visitors will also be able to enjoy the beauty of the Rupsha River from the eco-park.

Taibur Tamim, a resident of Gollamari area of the city, said the existing parks in the city are unable to meet the need people’s desire to spend quality time as those lack adequate infrastructures.
 
A bridge over the Rupsha River and restrooms built on both sides and different plants of the Sundarbans planted in the area are attracting tourists well ahead of the completion of the project.

Sources at the Water Development Board said they have taken a plan to build an embankment spending Tk 1.40 crore to turn the park into an attractive tourist spot.

Besides, the Forest Department has also taken a Tk 8.67 crore project for the lake and site development, road construction and afforestation in the eco-park.

The district administration will also build a ‘Mangrove culture centre’ involving Tk 1 crore, said Deputy Commissioner of Khulna Helal Hossain adding that the project will be completed by 2021.

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