News Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the much awaited dream Padma Bridge. The Prime Minister inaugurated the bridge on Saturday (June 25) by unveiling the inaugural plaque and mural-1 after paying toll at the Mawa end. Then 10 buses crossed the bridge.
Buses crossing the bridge run on Dhaka-Chittagong and Dhaka-Sylhet routes.
Rakibul Haque, manager of Greenline Transport, told the media that 10 of their buses had gone to the inauguration ceremony of the Padma Bridge. The buses first crossed the Padma Bridge. Various ministers and central leaders of Awami League were in these buses.
Earlier, the Prime Minister addressed a public meeting of the party on the occasion of inauguration of Padma Bridge at Kanthalbari in Shibchar upazila of Madaripur district on Saturday noon.
In her speech, the Prime Minister said, “I laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Padma Bridge in 2001. Khaleda Zia stopped it. Later I came to power and started the construction of Padma bridge again. Khaleda Zia said, "You can't build the Padma Bridge." Today I want to tell Khaleda Zia, let's see if the Padma Bridge has been built. "
Sheikh Hasina said that not a single person in Bangladesh will be landless and homeless. In the same way, I will make arrangements so that every person in the country can live well. The dream of the father of the nation will be realized. ”
The Prime Minister said, “The father of the nation wanted to put a smile on the faces of the sad people. That is why he has struggled all his life, endured imprisonment and oppression. Responding to his call, the people of this country have liberated the country with arms. ”
Sheikh Hasina said, “When I came to the country, the goal was to change the destiny of the people. We have ensured human food by going through many ups and downs. Self-sufficient in food today. There was a promise that every house would be lit. Today every house is lit. We have built a digital Bangladesh. We have been able to continue the trend of development of Bangladesh. ”