Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the muchawaited fourlane 930metre Second Meghna Bridge and the 1,410metre Second Gumti Bridge on the DhakaChattogram highway, aiming to reduce the plight of travellers on this vital national highway. The premier opened the two bridges through a video conference from her official residence Ganobhaban in the capital.
The Prime Minister also opened two flyovers Konabari and Chandra Flyover, four underpasses Kaliakair, Deohata, Mirzapur and Gharinda underpasses, and two more bridges Kadda1 and Bimail bridges on the JoydebpurChandraTangailElenga Highway under the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Road Connectivity Project.
Later, from the same venue Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated a new seminonstop intercity train service on DhakaPanchagarh route named 'Panchagarh Express' through video conferencing.
Source: The Prime Minister's Office