Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the Padma Bridge, a dream project of her government, will open to traffic by the end of this year.
She said this while responding to a tabled question from ruling party MP (Naogaon-2) Shahiduzzaman Sarker during PM’s question-answer session.
Sheikh Hasina said the Padma Bridge has been the most challenging project in the history of a developing country like Bangladesh.
The construction of the 6.15km long bridge connecting central Bangladesh with the south has been a brave move by her government that overcame many obstacles.
She said that 100% of work on the approach roads and service areas at both ends of the project has been completed, and 96.50% of physical work on the main bridge is also done.
The prime minister said that currently, work on carpeting, viaduct carpeting, waterproof membrane, movement joint of main bridge and viaduct, lamppost, aluminum railing, gas pipeline, 400
The mega projects include Padma Multipurpose Bridge Construction Project, Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, Moitree Super Tharmal Power Project (Rampal), Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit