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June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

"For the 1st time, piles this long were placed in a river"

M Shamim Z Bosunia, chairman of the panel of experts in the Padma Bridge project, recently spoke with The Daily Star about Padma Bridge construction in an interview.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

2 killed in motorcycle crash on Padma Bridge

Two people were killed this evening in an accident while riding on a motorcycle on the Padma Bridge, the very day it opened for public.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

Buying the first bus ticket to cross Padma Bridge from Shariatpur

Rafiq Islam (45) works at an electric shop in Dhaka. His village home is in Angaria union of Shariatpur Sadar upazila. He bought the first bus ticket from Shariatpur to cross the Padma Bridge and became a part of the nation’s road communication history.

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

PM inaugurates Padma Bridge at Mawa Point

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today unveiled the inauguration plaque of Padma Bridge at 11:58am at Mawa Point.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Jamuna bridge jealous about Padma bridge inauguration, shows cracks

Jamuna bridge sees its crown being snatched away by Padma bridge.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

A great dream of a nation, finally fulfilled

Heartiest congratulations to the PM, the technical team and workers, and the people of Bangladesh, on Padma Bridge's opening.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Commemorative Tk 100 note released marking Padma Bridge opening

Bangladesh Bank has released commemorative notes of Tk 100 on the occasion of the long-cherished Padma Bridge opening tomorrow (June 25, 2022).

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

The engineering and man-made challenges Padma Bridge faced

The Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman nurtured a lifelong dream to build his “Golden Bengal” free of hunger, poverty, and discrimination. To that end, he adopted a plan to construct bridges over mighty rivers in post-independence Bangladesh.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Padma Bridge a landmark achievement for Bangladesh: Russian Embassy

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.

July 9, 2012
July 9, 2012

From our archives: Padma Bridge with own funds, PM lays out plan in parliament

The government will build the Padma bridge with its own funds and construction work will begin in the current fiscal year, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced in parliament yesterday.

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