Bangladesh’s largest self-financed megastructure Padma Bridge was inaugurated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on June 25, 2022. The bridge catalyzes development in southwestern region of the country, which was previously considered ‘backward area,’ due to low economic progress.
With increased development activities, over 30 million people of the region are reaping economic and social benefits. This booklet provides a brief account of how the bridge is playing a key role in boosting agriculture, industrialization, trade, and services in the southwestern region. To read the publication here.
- Padma Bridge | Booklet: https://cri.org.bd/publication/2023/Padma-Bridge_jul_2023.pdf