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Padma bridge is ‘huge achievement’ for Bangladesh: WB representative

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Published: 15:24, 25 June 2022   Update: 15:25, 25 June 2022
Padma bridge is ‘huge achievement’ for Bangladesh: WB representative

Mercy Tembon, World Bank (WB) Country Director for Bangladesh, described the construction of the much-awaited Padma Multipurpose Bridge with own funds as a ‘huge achievement’ for Bangladesh.

The World Bank Country Director said this while speaking at the grand opening ceremony of Padma Bridge on Saturday (June 25).

Tembon said, “We are very pleased to see the grand opening of Padma Multipurpose Bridge after its construction. We are highly elated as a long-term development friend.”

“World Bank is the biggest development partner of Bangladesh. We can realise the importance of the bridge. The people of Bangladesh will get financial benefits massively through it,” she said.

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