Padma bridge to play vital role in country’s economy: Quader

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PV Desk : Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader here today said the Padma bridge would contribute significantly to economic progress of the country.

“Construction of the Padma Bridge is on full swing and it might be opened for traffic by October 2018,” he hoped.

He was addressing a press briefing after holding meeting with Road and Highways officials of Khulna division at the conference room of Khulna Circuit House.

The government has already constructed and repaired 21,000 kilometers of roads he said, adding ECNEC recently approved TK 5,500 crore for construction of ten regional roads.