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“Padma Bridge is a symbol of Bangladesh’s economic strength & confidence”

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Padma bridge in Dhaka

General view of the Padma Bridge in Bangladesh. Source: AAP/ SOPA Images


Published 23 June 2022 at 7:52pm
By Ali Habib
Source: SBS

The country’s longest bridge over the Padma river is set to be inaugurated on Saturday, June 25. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the bridge, then she will take part in various programs on both sides of the river. The Padma Bridge will provide direct road and rail connectivity between the capital city Dhaka and the southern part of Bangladesh.


Published 23 June 2022 at 7:52pm
By Ali Habib
Source: SBS


The Padma Bridge has been built at a cost of BDT 30,193 crore with Bangladesh’s own funding.

People from about 21 districts of the southern region will be connected to the capital city through this bridge.

Construction of the 6.15-km-long bridge began in 2015.

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