We will start the 2nd Padma bridge construction: Quader

Staff Correspondent
9 September 2019, Mon
Published: 10:19 Updated: 10:44

We will start the 2nd Padma bridge construction: Quader

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given this directive, when one is finished, we will start the secend padma bridge construction, said ruling party Awami League general secretary and minister Obaidul Quader on Monday (September 9).

Obaidul Quader said this while signing a loan agreement between the Finance Department and Bangladesh Bridge Authority to repay the government's loan to implement the Padma multipurpose bridge construction project at the secretariat, and the Padma Bridge will be opened for transport by June 2021.

He said the progress of the main bridge implementation was 83 percent, financial progress was 72 percent. The real progress of river governance is 62 percent and financial progress is 48 percent, when this bridge’s construction work is done, 2nd bridge’s construction will be caught up with,” he also said.