Padma Bridge will be multipurpose: Ashraful

LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Syed Ashraful Islam said here today that the Padma Bridge will be multipurpose and it will build a bridge between the southern region and Bikrampur-Dhaka.

“The bridge will bring a revolutionary change in the country’s socio-economic uplift side by side with development of communication,” he said while laying the foundation stone of Bikrampur Museum and Cultural Centre at Rarikhal under Srinagar upazila here.

Adviser to the Prime Minister HT Imam and Whip of the Jatiya Sangsad Sagufta Yasmin Emily, MP, were present at the function as the special guests.

With Sukumar Ranjan Ghosh, MP, in the chair, the function was also addressed, among others, by Alhaj Momtaz Begum, MP, historian Muntasir Mamun, central Publicity Secretary of Awami League and founder of Agrasar Bikrampur Foundation Nuh-ul-Alam Lenin, AL Health and Population Secretary Dr Badiuzzaman Dablu and Deputy Commissioner Md Azizul Alam

Ashraful, also the general secretary of Bangladesh Awami League, said there is no alternative to museum to project history and heritage of the country to the new generation.

“With this view, Bikrampur Museum is being built at a cost of Taka 2.57 crore at the house of Jamindar Jadunath Roy at Rarikhali,” he said.

About the terrorist activities of Chhatra League and Jubo League, the AL general secretary said if they commit sin, its dividend will be paid by all of the party. “Building digital Bangladesh is not possible if they do not refrain from committing such sins,” he said.

Referring to the AL election pledges, Ashraful said the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will fulfil all commitments for the betterment of the country.

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