Today's Gallery (2022.05.12)

The construction of the 8th Bangladesh-China Friendship Bridge over the Kacha river in Pirojpur is nearing completion. The contractor, China Railway 17th Bureau Groups Co Ltd, will hand over the bridge to the Roads and Highways Department late next month. Built at a cost of Tk 889 crore, the 998-metre structure will establish direct road links between Pirojpur and four other districts -- Barishal, Jhalakathi, Barguna and Patuakhali. The photo was taken on Sunday. Photo: Courtesy of Hasibul Islam Hasan
Vehicles are caught in long tailbacks on both sides of Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue in the capital’s Karwan Bazar yesterday as the hustle and bustle of daily life is returning to the city after the Eid holidays. Government offices and banks reopened on May 5 after a four-day Eid break but the hiatus continued for a few more days. Photo: Star