MoU marked with Korean firm for Padma connect upkeep

Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) today marked a notice of comprehension (MoU) with Korea Expressway Corporation (KEC) for the activity and upkeep of Padma Multipurpose Bridge.

The MoU was marked at Setu Bhaban in the capital in nearness of Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader toward the beginning of the day.

Rezaul Haider, executive (administrator) of BBA, and Shin Young Suk, overseeing chief of KEC marked the MoU for the benefit of their particular associations, the priest told the columnists after the marking function.

As a component of the MoU a specialized group of KEC will visit Padma Bridge site and will give a proposition on conceivable support, required labor and pertinent issues including toll gathering, Quader said.

When the specialized proposition is examined and endorsed by the experts concerned, the different sides will sign an agreement, he included.


The development work of the since a long time ago appreciated Padma extension began in December 2015. It is currently expected to be finished by 2020. The utilizing of vehicles on the extension is relied upon to start by June 2021.

The 6.15-kilometer connect, which will interface the nation’s southern district to the capital, will enormously help correspondences and exchange and financial exercises.

The scaffold, which will have a sum of 41 ranges with each 150 meters in length, has seen a general advancement of 73 percent, Quader told the journalists a month ago.

Government gave Tk 29,893 crore credit to BBA through the Finance Division to execute th

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