We have already completed 92 percent of construction works of the main bridge while the overall progress of the bridge project is 84 percent, said Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader.
Obaidul Quader said to reporters after visiting the construction works of Padma Bridge at Mawa site on Tuesday morning.
After completion of the construction works of the Padma Bridge Project, the bridge will be open for vehicle movement by June 2022, he said.
Quader said the future development of the country will run centering the bridge as a revolutionary change will come in the country’s communication sector after construction of the Padma Bridge.
On the other hand, he said brining discipline in roads and transport sector and turning the ruling Awami League into a disciplined political party to help Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina implement Vision 2021, Vision 2041 and Delta Plan are the main challenges for him.