Sunday 4, June 2023

Padma Bridge opening date to be fix after Eid: Shajahan Khan

News Desk: Awami League Presidium Member Shajahan Khan on Tuesday said that prime minister Sheikh Hasina would fix the date for the inauguration of much-anticipated Padma Bridge after the Eid vacation.

He said this while talking to journalists after offering Eid prayers at Madaripur municipality Eidgah in Madaripur district town.

Shajahan, also a member of parliament from Madaripur-2 constituency, said that Padma Bridge would be opened for vehicular movement on any day in the upcoming months of June.

He hoped that the people of 21 districts in the southern region of Bangladesh would be able to use Padma Bridge by next June.

‘But it will not be possible to open rail operation on Padma Bridge during the inauguration,’ he mentioned.

Earlier, the AL leader joined Eid congregation led by district jame mosque’s imam Mawlana Ilias Habibullah at about 8:00am.

AL joint general secretary AFM Bahauddin Nasim, district AL organising secretary Pavelur Rahman Shafiq Khan, Madaripur municipal mayor Khalid Hossain Yad also joined the Eid jamaat.

After offering prayers, devotees embraced each other and extended Eid greetings.


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