Quader greets PM for Padma Bridge construction with own finance
Published: 05:32 PM, 29 June 2022
Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader; File Photo
Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, for the construction of the much-awaited Padma Bridge with own finance.
He expressed his gratitude while delivering a speech as the chief guest at the signing ceremony of the annual performance agreement for the fiscal year 2022-23 between the Bridges Division and Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) on Wednesday morning at the Setu Bhaban in the capital’s Banani, said a press release.
Obaidul Quader also thanked the officials and employees of the Bangladesh Bridge Department and said, “Padma Bridge is an asset of the nation. Everyone, including the passengers, has to show great responsibility for the protection and safety of this asset."
The Bridges Minister then directed the concerned authorities to expedite the work of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel at the bottom of the Karnafuli River, which is under construction.
The annual performance agreement was signed by Md. Manjur Hossain, secretary of the Bridges Division and Md. Rupam Anwar, director (administration) of the Bangladesh Bridges Authority.
Later, Obaidul Quader distributed tabs among the officers and employees of the Bridges Division and Bangladesh Bridge Authority under the e-service and innovation program.