Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today told parliament that Tk 603.76 crore toll has been collected from the Padma Bridge as of March since its inauguration on June 25, 2022
The ban on sales of Grameenphone SIMs was finally lifted last night, six months after its imposition.
A 22-year-old woman gave birth to a baby boy near the Padma Bridge toll plaza in Jazira, Shariatpur yesterday (July 4, 2022). She was on her way to Dhaka from Madaripur’s Shibchar.
The first couple of days of the Padma Bridge’s opening was chaotic, hilarious, tragic and outright ridiculous.
The government earned record Tk 3.16 crore in revenue through toll from the vehicles that crossed the Padma Bridge yesterday (July 1, 2022), the sixth day after opening of the bridge to traffic.
A video of a motorbike making away without paying toll at Padma Bridge has gone viral on social media.
Hotels in Patuakhali’s Kuakata beach area have been offering up to 50 percent discount to attract tourists after Padma Bridge opening.
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader told the parliament that the construction cost of Padma Bridge would be realised from tolls by 2057.
The High Court today (June 27, 2022) observed that those who had opposed the Padma Bridge construction are enemies of the country and nation, and they must be identified.