PM Sheikh Hasina opens Padma Bridge...

PM Sheikh Hasina opens Padma Bridge

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 11:55 AM, 25 June 2022   Updated: 12:21 PM, 25 June 2022

PM Sheikh Hasina opens Padma Bridge

PM Sheikh Hasina opens Padma Bridge

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today unveiled the inauguration plaque of Padma Bridge at 11:58am at Mawa Point. She arrived at the venue around 10:03 am today.

Former communication minister Syed Abdul Hossain and former bridge division secretary Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan were also present.

Sheikh Hasina's daughter Saima Wazed accompanied her.

A munajat was offered at the inauguration site. Cabinet secretary Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan led the munajat.

Earlier, the inaugural ceremony of the much-anticipated Padma Bridge began at 10 am on Saturday at the Mawa end of Munshiganj in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Thousands of local and foreign guests attended the auspicious occasion organized on the occasion of the inauguration of Padma Bridge.

After participating in the gathering, the Prime Minister issued commemorative stamps, souvenir sheets, inaugural envelopes and seals on the occasion of the Padma Bridge inauguration. Then the premier went to the toll plaza. There she paid the toll and unveiled the inaugural plaque and mural-1 of the Padma Bridge at the Mawa end.

After the inauguration, the Prime Minister is going from Mawa end of Munshiganj to Jajira end of Shariatpur over Padma Bridge along with her entourage. The premier will unveil the inaugural plaque and mural-2 of the Padma Bridge at Jajira end. 

The Prime Minister will then proceed to Kanthalbari in Shibchar Upazila of Madaripur from Jajira Point in Shariatpur. There she will attend a public gathering organized by the Awami League. The Awami League has announced to gather 1 million people in this public meeting. After attending the public meeting, she will go to Service Area-2 in Jajira. She will return to Dhaka by helicopter.