Padma bridge project

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

False Padma Bridge corruption stories: HC orders to form commission for identifying culprits

The High Court today (June 28, 2022) ordered the government to form a commission in 30 days in order to identify people who made up false stories about corruption involving the Padma Bridge project.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

“Yunus got highest opportunities from AL govt but betrayed Bangladesh”

Lambasting Dr Muhammad Yunus, PM Sheikh Hasina once again said the World Bank’s funding to the Padma multipurpose bridge project was stopped due to a person who got the highest opportunities from the Awami League government but betrayed the people of Bangladesh.

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020

'Coronavirus: Padma Bridge project may be affected if situation continues'

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said the construction of Padma Bridge will be affected if the coronavirus situation does not improve within the next two months.

January 29, 2020
January 29, 2020

35 Chinese nationals involved with Padma bridge under observation

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said 35 Chinese nationals working under the Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project are under observation.

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

4th span of Padma bridge installed, 600 metres visible now

The fourth span of the Padma bridge is installed at Jazira point of Shariatpur, making 600 metres of the much-hyped bridge visible.

March 11, 2018
March 11, 2018

With 3rd span, 450 metres of Padma bridge now visible

The third span (superstructure) of the 6.15-km Padma bridge is installed at Jajira point of Shariatpur. With placing the 150-meter long span weighing 3,140 tonnes (number 7C), 450 metres of the bridge is now visible,

May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017

Body to find Padma graft story makers soon

The government informs the High Court that it has started a process to form a commission to find the people responsible for making false stories of graft in Padma bridge project.

March 20, 2017
March 20, 2017

HC wants progress report on Padma inquiry

The High Court directs the government to submit a report before it on progress about formation of an inquiry commission to identify the “culprits who made up false stories” about a corruption conspiracy involving the Padma bridge project.

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Better rail link to southern Bangladesh by 2022

The government yesterday allocated Tk 41,241 crore for having a better rail and road connectivity between the capital and the southern part of the country to reap the maximum benefit from the Padma Bridge Project.

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Padma Bridge project: River training to be dearer

The cost of the Padma Bridge River Training Works (RTW) is likely to increase further as additional areas have been brought under the RTW beyond the original plan due to excessive erosion of the river banks.