MADARIPUR, Jan 8, 2017 (BSS) - Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader today said the construction of Padma Bridge will complete in December 2018.
"Forty percent of the construction of Padma Bridge has already been done," he said after inaugurating an eight-kilometer approach road on Shibchar-Kanthalbari at Jajira point of the bridge.
The construction of Padma Bridge will complete on time as per the pledge of Prime minister Sheikh Hasina, the minister said, adding that the construction of the multipurpose bridge is progressing fast.
He said the construction of Maowa link road, Maowa service area and road has already ended along with the construction of 20 culverts and five bridges.
Shariatpur-1 MP ABM Mozammel Huq, Padma Bridge Project Director M Shariful Islam, Madaripur Deputy Commissioner M Kamal Uddin Biswas and Additional Superintendent of Police Ansar Uddin were present on the occasion, among others.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)