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2nd Padma Bridge proposed in JS

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:53 PM, 5 March 2019   Updated: 09:58 PM, 5 March 2019

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The government has taken a plan to build the second Padma Bridge in Paturia-Goalanda route on Dhaka-Faridpur highway. PDPP has been approved in principle to construct this bridge.

In reply to question of former Water Transport minister Shajahan Khan in the question-answer session on the table raised in the Parliament on Tuesday, Road Transport and bridge Minister Obaidul Quader said this in written speech as he is ill.

He said, the decision was taken in the chairmanship of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on May 30, the second meeting of the Board of Governors of the PPP Authority, on the initiative of the second Padma Multipurpose Bridge, that after the completion of first Padma bridge works, its experience can be accepted after review. It is expected that the construction of the second Padma bridge will be possible as per the stated decision.