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Dhaka, Friday   22 January 2021

4 mega projects incl Padma Bridge to open by next year

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:19 PM, 3 January 2021   Updated: 07:40 PM, 3 January 2021

4 mega projects incl Padma Bridge to open by next year

4 mega projects incl Padma Bridge to open by next year

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said that four mega projects of the country including Padma Bridge and Metro Rail will be inaugurated by June next year.

He said this while briefing reporters on various contemporary issues held at the Secretariat on Sunday.

The minister said work on Dhaka Elevated Expressway, Metro Rail, Padma Bridge, and Karnafuli Tunnel is in progress. Hope we will be able to open all mega projects for vehicular movement by June next year.

It is to be mentioned that Padma Bridge is a project worth Tk 30,193 crore. If this project is implemented, direct communication between Dhaka and Chattogram will be established with Mongla port and Benapole land port. It will also connect the capital Dhaka with 21 districts in the south. Recently, the work of installing all the 41 spans of Padma Bridge has been completed.

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