The long-awaited Dhaka-Bhanga rail line via Padma Bridge is set to open tomorrow, giving a big boost to the country’s railway connectivity.
The ICC Cricket World Cup trophy is expected to arrive in Bangladesh on August 7, with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) having chalked out plans for the exhibition of the iconic piece of silverware during its three-day visit to the country.
The improved transport network has now reduced the hauling time of vehicles and enhanced economic activity, boosting the national GDP, according to one estimate, to roughly one percent annually.
Among the local communities, the general perception is that PMB has earned them a sense of pride, a distinct identity other than of course promoting connectivity.
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Although a single toll counter was allocated for motorcycles, toll is now collected through the first two lanes due to the pressure of bikes since morning
Shorn of its sacred grandeur the Padma has embraced its secularised and earthier image with some muscularity, audacity and flair.
Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today told parliament that Tk 603.76 crore toll has been collected from the Padma Bridge as of March since its inauguration on June 25, 2022