4:34 pm - Tuesday October 18, 8107

Tk 8,707cr deal inked with China on Padma Bridge project

The government this evening signed a Tk 8,707 crore agreement with a Chinese company for the river training works of the Padma Bridge project.

Tpadma bridgehe river training works are the second most costly component of the US$ 3 billion project.

Padma Bridge project director Shafiqul Islam and deputy chief engineer of Sonohydra Corporation Ltd inked the agreement on behalf of their respective sides at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka.

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, Bridges Division Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam and other senior officials of the government and the Chinese company were present.

-Star Online Report