Road Transport and Bridges Minister and newly elected Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said 39 percent progress in Padma Bridge construction has already been achieved while first span of the much-awaited bridge will be constructed within 2-3 months.
"We are working relentlessly for the construction of Padma Bridge as it upholds our national pride before the world," he told newsmen at Padma Bridge Service Area-1 conference room at Dogachhi of Sreenagar upazila in the district.
He said: "We are building the bridge at our own cost. Bangladesh has proved its capability. Now Padma bridge is not a dream but a visible reality."
High officials of Padma Bridge Project were present on the occasion.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)