PM pays toll of Padma Bridge
News Desk || risingbd.com
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina initiated the process of giving toll to cross the much-awaited Padma Multipurpose Bridge, soon after inaugurating it to the traffic.
She herself paid the toll at toll plaza at the Mawa end of the bridge on Saturday (June 25).
The prime minister became the first person to cross the Padma Bridge by paying toll.
Earlier, on June 17 last, the authorities concerned conducted a test run for the toll plaza of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge as some of public cars crossed the toll plaza at the Mawa end.
The test run continued for seven days and the authorities rehearsed the process of taking tolls and issuing slips during the period.