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VOL 23 NO 57 REGD NO DA 1589 | Dhaka, Thursday, January 7 2016
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Padma Bridge will open to vehicles, trains same day
Padma Bridge will open to vehicles, trains same day


Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader expects the Padma Bridge will open to vehicles and trains on the same day.



Speaking to journalists after a board meeting of the Bangladesh Bridge Authority on Thursday, he assured the Padma Bridge will be inaugurated in 2018.

 

Railway Minister Md Mazibul Hoque was also present at the board meeting and media briefing.

 

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal expressed similar hopes on Tuesday, after a meeting of Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC). He also assured journalists the bridge will be inaugurated by December 2018.

 

In the ECNEC meeting, an additional Tk80 billion was approved for Padma Bridge construction.

 

With this amount, the total construction cost of the 6.1-km bridge has gone up to Tk287.93 billion, according to a news agency. - Idrak

 



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