Padma Bridge has to be built after many storms: Prime Minister

Talking about the history of Padma bridge construction with her own money, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, why will the nation which liberated the country with its blood keep its head down? The fearless caste was left utterly undignified.

He said this while addressing the chief guest at the Sudhi rally organized on the occasion of the completion of the Padma Bridge project at the Mawa end of the Padma Bridge on Friday (July 5) afternoon.

The Prime Minister said that the Padma bridge had to be built after many storms. Usually when a project is completed there is no completion ceremony. Never done, finished. However, the Padma Bridge has to be built after many storms and obstacles. Padma Bridge has been built with the money of the people of Bangladesh.

He said, I have organized this event to thank those who are involved with the Padma Bridge and those who have given land. It is a ceremony of gratitude and thanksgiving to all.

Awami League General Secretary, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader presided over the event and former Cabinet Secretary Khandkar Anwarul Islam also spoke. The senior secretary of bridge department gave the welcome speech. Manjur Hossain. Shafiqul Islam, Project Director of Padma Multipurpose Bridge, presented the details of the project.

Padma Setu theme song was aired at the beginning of the program. Besides, a documentary film is shown on the Padma Bridge. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was presented with a memorandum of appreciation by the Bridges Minister and the Ministry of Bridges at the gathering.