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Padma Bridge to be completed within 2020
Deshsangbad Desk
Published : Thursday, 29 August, 2019 at 1:42 PM, Update: 06.09.2019 11:04:35 AM

The construction work of the Padma Bridge will be completed within the next year, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said Thursday.

"Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate it in June 2021," he told reporters at the Secretariat."Eighty-three percent of the bridge's main work is complete," he also said.

Finance Division and Bangladesh Bridge Authority signed an agreement on the payment of the loan of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge at the Secretariat in presence of the Minister.

The 6.15-kilometre bridge is Bangladesh's largest infrastructure project till date. Once in operation, the bridge is expected to boost the GDP by 1.2 percent.

Deshsangbad/Alo


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