Electronic Toll Collection System (ETCS) was launched on trial basis on the Padma Bridge today.
Over Tk 660.24 crore toll has been collected from the Padma Bridge till April 25, said Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today.
International Monetary Fund’s Deputy Managing Director Antoinette Monsio Sayeh today expressed her happiness for Padma Bridge during a three-hour visit to the project site.
The High Court today (October 16, 2022) gave time till October 30 to the government to form a commission to identify people who made up false stories about corruption involving the Padma Bridge project and to submit a compliance report to this effect.
Bangladesh is a vital crossroads in Southeast Asia. It borders India on land on three sides and has major ports in the Bay of Bengal. The country is also a part of the Asian Highway network, connecting 32 Asian nations to Europe, reports RealClearPolitics, in an article penned by Sajeeb Wazed.
Some people, crossing the Padma Bridge, were seen stopping their private cars on the bridge to take selfies even though there is a restriction on it.
Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation’s (BPC) “Padma Bridge Visit” tour package was launched yesterday.