Padma Bridge gives us courage to stand high with confidence: Present
Published: 08:18 PM, 24 June 2022 Updated: 09:42 AM, 25 June 2022
President M Abdul Hamid; File Photo
President M Abdul Hamid said the building of Padma Bridge has given the country and the people the courage to stand tall with confidence in the world court.
He said this in a greeting message given on Friday on the occasion of the inauguration of the dream 'Padma Bridge'. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the Padma Bridge on Saturday.
In his message, the President said: "I am very happy to know that the Padma Bridge, a symbol of Bangladesh's self-reliance and self-respect, is being inaugurated. I extend my best wishes to all those involved in the implementation of this project.”
He said that one of the prerequisites for the socio-economic development of a country is the development of communication system.
As a result of adoption and implementation of extensive development activities of the government, unprecedented improvement has been achieved in the communication system of the country, the head of the state added.
Many mega projects including Metrorail, Elevated Expressway and Karnafuli Tunnel are being implemented, he said, adding: “Today, the Padma Bridge stands as a symbol of the nation's glory in the heart of the turbulent Padma (river).”
He lauded Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as the premier is leading from the forefront of these achievements.
Due to her (the premier’s) courage, strong steps, and timely decisions, the construction of the Padma Bridge has been possible with the own funds of Bangladesh, Hamid said.
"The implementation of this bridge has given us the courage to stand tall with confidence in the world as a symbol of wealth management, transparency, efficiency, accountability and efficiency," he said.
President. Abdul Hamid said the successful implementation of Padma Bridge is the result of united efforts of the government and the people. Overcoming all adversities, the long cherished dream of the people of the country was realized through the inauguration of Padma Bridge.
He hoped that the bridge would play an important role in the socio-economic development of the country through increasing trade, investment and industrialization.
President. Abdul Hamid wished successful implementation of all mega projects in the country like Padma Bridge.