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Construction of Padma Bridge

Russian Embassy hails govt

Published : 20 Jun 2022 11:58 PM | Updated : 21 Jun 2022 03:03 PM

The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Dhaka congratulates the government on the upcoming inauguration of the multipurpose Padma Bridge.

Citing this project as one of ambitious mega-project is a statement on Monday the embassy acknowledged that the bridge has been completely funded by the Bangladesh Government’s own fund.

The statement read, “Padma Bridge is a true game changer as it offers multiple opportunities in terms of regional trade, investments, connectivity, employment, tourism, and many other fields. Without doubt, it will largely contribute to the national GDP growth and will benefit the comprehensive development of the southwestern parts of the countr0079. 

Saying the dream Sonar Bangla cherished by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is coming true right before their eyes, it further state that, “The construction of  Padma Bridge is a landmark achievement made possible by the far-sighted vision of the Bangladeshi government and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.” 

As Bangladesh is implementing more mega projects including the construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant with the assistance of the Russian company ‘Rosatom’ will further contribute to the successful development story of Bangladesh, to prosperity and well-being of its people, further said the statement.