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Padma Bridge inauguration on 25 June
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader have said that the inauguration day of Padma Bridge has been finalized on June 25.
He said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina would inaugurate the Padma Bridge at 10 am today.
Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader made the announcement on Tuesday, May 24.
He said the Padma Bridge will be named after the river Padma on the instructions of the Prime Minister.
The government has already fixed the toll rate for crossing the Padma Bridge. On May 17, the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges issued a notification fixing different toll rates for different transports. According to the government's decision, it will cost Tk 2,400 for a big bus and Tk 2,800 for a medium truck to cross the Padma Bridge.
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