Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Turned Adversity into opportunity By Inaugrating Country’s Longest rail-road bridge Named ‘Padma’
Padma Bridge will contribute 1.2 percent to the Country’s GDP growth. This shows the importance of the Padma Bridge in Bangladesh’s Economy.
On Saturday Saturday, June 25, Bangladesh Prime minister Mrs sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Country’s Longest Rail bridge, Located on The Padma River. It will Be A Turned Around Story For Bangladesh Economy. The length of this Bridge is Nearly 6.15km. After Getting Independence from Pakistan, Bangladesh Has been Grewn Like Bulls. Padma Bridge is the Country’s Biggest Infrastructure Project. The estimated cost for this project is comes near $3.9 Billion. Padma Bridge is Made By using the Country’s own fund
Significant Impacts of Padma Bridge :
- Padma Bridge will contribute 1.2 percent to Bangladesh’s GDP growth.
- The road distance from Dhaka to nearly all major destinations in the southwest region will be reduced by 100 kilometers or more.
- PM Sheikh Hasina, Will Get Benefited From This rosy economic Infrastructure Development in Upcoming Parliament elections due in December 2023.
- Padma Bridge Will connect the capital Dhaka with all southern districts and the country’s second port, Mongla,
- According To National Economic Data, Padma Bridge Will Add 10$ to Bangladesh’s GDP
- It Will Save time and costs for passengers And commodity movement.
- international trade between neighboring countries such as India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar Will Be Beneficial
Need Of Padma Bridge :
Bangladesh is Geographically Divided into two parts Northern and Southern Parts. The southwest region Consumes approximately 27 percent of the country’s land area, and is home to nearly 160 million population, has remained one of the least developed parts of Bangladesh, primarily due to lack of connectivity to the rest of the country,
Since the independence of Bangladesh Entire population of the southern region has to travel by boats, ferries, and speedboats to Reach the Capital Dhaka. Seaways Tavel Was the only sole Hope For Transportation. Sometimes This Travelling Turned out to be fatal As Countless Lives Were lost During this travel.
Since independence, the entire population of the southern region had to Travel on a waterway to cross the Padma River and to reach the capital. Speedboats, launches, and ferries were the sole hope to cross this river. sheikh Hasina was well aware of these situations as she has Personally visited Every remote area and corner of the country. After returning home and by joining the Awami league she came to power in 1996, First of all, she has ensured the completion of the Jamuna bridge and thereafter laid the foundation stone of the Padma bridge
Padma Bridge And Conspiracy:
In 2011, the World Bank has shown interest to finance this Mega project called Padma bridge, But within 5-6 months after this was signed, the world bank has Raised Allegations about this project without Releasing Any Amount for the project. Later on, Saikh Hasina laid government has appointed a former economic adviser to investigate these Matter while the world bank has appointed Gabriel Moreno Ocampo to investigate this alleged corruption over the Padma bridge project. In 2017 Canadian court vanished all the allegations leveled by the world bank over the Padma project. But this conspiracy has taught many things to saikh Hasina and she decided to Make the Padma Project By Country’s Own Resources.You Can Also Read Today’s Trending Google Doodle Today : Celebrating 75 years Of HoloCaust Victim Anne Frank’s Diary
How India Will Be Benefited From Padma Bridge?
The Rail and road travel between Calcutta and Dhaka will be reduced by half
travel time between West Bengal and India’s northeastern states will Also Be Reduced
According to the World bank Report connectivity between Bangladesh and neighboring Indian states, Will boost the national incomes of both nations by 8 to 10 percent. It will Also Help to Boost exports by Nearly 182 %
Here Below You Can See Padma Bridge Overview . Video Posted By Anne Van Leeuwen on Twitter