Shorn of its sacred grandeur the Padma has embraced its secularised and earthier image with some muscularity, audacity and flair.
Two years have passed since the declaration of the Padma Bridge Wildlife Sanctuary, but the forest department is yet to take any steps to conserve the biodiversity of the Padma.
The Padma bridge represents emotions coupled with the silent sacrifices of thousands.
The High Commission of India in Dhaka today said the completion of the Padma Bridge construction is a testimony to the courageous decisions and farsighted leadership of Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today greeted all who were involved in the implementation of the Padma Bridge project as the bridge will be inaugurated tomorrow.
The Russian Embassy in Dhaka today said Padma Bridge is a game changer as it offers multiple opportunities in terms of regional trade, investments, connectivity, employment, tourism, and many other fields.
The government is not going to organise any festival to mark Padma Bridge opening, Information Minister Hasan Mahmud said today.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate Padma Bridge (North) Police Station and Padma Bridge (South) Police Station tomorrow – aiming to ensure the safety and security on Padma Multipurpose Bridge.
The authorities will not collect tolls from vehicles for using the three bridges on Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway on June 25, to avoid traffic congestion at these points.