Padma Bridge is the reflection of Bangladesh: Prime Minister
News Desk || risingbd.com
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the Padma Bridge is not just a bridge, it is symbol of our ability, emotion and dignity. It is the reflection of Bangladesh. I am proud of the Padma Bridge.
The Prime Minister said this while addressing the Padma Bridge inaugural ceremony at Mawa point in Munshiganj on Saturday morning.
Sheikh Hasina expressed deep gratitude to the people involved with construction of Padma Bridge, including project authority, consultants, contractors, workers, and army personnel who provided security.
Reciting Sukanta Bhattacharya, she lauded the courage of the nation: "Shabash Bangladesh! E prithibi obak takiye roy".
The Prime Minister reached Mawa point at 10.00am by helicopter to join the programme.
More than 3500 distinguished guests including foreign diplomats, business leaders, leaders of professional bodies, senior government officials, different political party leaders and civil society members attended the event.