PM Hasina inaugurates 100 bridges across Bangladesh
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday inaugurated 100 newly constructed bridges in 25 districts of Bangladesh.
The total length of the bridges is 5,494 meters and the construction cost is Tk 8,79.61 crore.
The prime minister opened the bridges through a virtual platform from her official residence Ganabhaban.
Of them, seven have been constructed in Dhaka division, 46 in Chattogram division (42 in Khagrachhari district), six in Mymensingh division, 17 in Sylhet division, 14 in Barishal division, seven in Rajshahi division and three in Rangpur division.
The roads and highways department under the Road Transport and Highways Division constructed the bridges with the government’s own fund.
Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader spoke at the function moderated by PM’s principal secretary Ahmad Kaikaus.
Road transport and highways division secretary ABM Amin Ullah Nuri made a presentation about the 100 newly constructed bridges.