The government is going to sign an agreement with China Major Bridge Engineering Company on June 17 to begin the construction work of Padma Bridge. Communications Minister Obaidul Quader has said construction of the bridge will begin following signing of the deal. He said the river training work will also begin very soon.
The minister said this while addressing a discussion on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s autobiography ‘Asamapta Atmajiboni’ (Unfinished Memoir) at Dhaka University’s Teacher-Student Centre on the DU campus. He also inaugurated the study circle of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of Awami League (AL). AL’s Office Secretary Dr Abdus Sobhan Golap and BCL President HM Badiuzzaman Sohag were present.