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Dhaka, October 2: Despite announcing to build a second Padma bridge at Daulatdia-Paturia, the government is moving away from this position. Plans have been made to build the Daulatdia-Paturia tunnel, not a bridge over the Padma, to keep the river navigable. It will be the second tunnel in the country after Kornfuli. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader made the remarks at a seminar at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) in the capital on Friday.
Dhaka, September 29: The Padma Bridge will be opened to traffic before June next year (2022).
Dhaka, September 16: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said the Payra Bridge would be inaugurated soon. We hope that vehicles will be able to use this bridge next month. He also hailed the Payra or Lebukhali bridge as equivalent to the Padma bridge for the people of the south.
Dhaka, September 15: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said the BNP's blatant lies are part of the fascist mentality. They practiced fascism during the BNP rule.
Dhaka, September 7: Expressing dissatisfaction with the World Bank, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said they were delaying with promises on important issues like road safety. He said the organisation's words do not match the work.
Dhaka, September 3: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said that there will be no more suffering on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway once the BRT project with Padma Bridge, Metro Rail and other mega projects is completed by December next year. He said this while inspecting the progress of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Cherag Ali area of Tongi in Gazipur on Friday (September 3) morning.
Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader has said that the parasitic-movement-dependent BNP is carrying out various activities to destroy the existing stability of the country.
Dhaka, August 24: An appeal hearing will begin soon to resolve the August 21 grenade attack case, Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader told reporters after paying homage at the Banani graveyard on the occasion of Ivy Rahman's death anniversary on Tuesday (August 24) morning.
Dhaka, August 9: The government is relaxing the lockdown in the interest of human life and livelihood. Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader has said that a strict lockdown may be imposed again considering the situation. He said this while attending a function at Tejgaon Sarak Bhaban on Monday.
Dhaka, August 2: Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader has said that the masterminds of the August 15 and 21 killings are still active. They do not want Bangladesh to develop, have peace and prosperity.
Dhaka, July 31: Taking a jab at the BNP, Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader has said that people laugh when the Khaleda Zia-led party talk about corruption.
Dhaka, July 24: Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader has announced a month-long mourning program from August 5. He announced the program at a briefing at his official residence on Saturday (July 24).
Dhaka, July 18: Awami League general secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has prmised stern action against those found indulging in irregularities while transporting passengers.
Dhaka, July 8: Punitive action will be taken against those involved in errors and irregularities in the construction of free houses for the homeless on the occasion of Mujib Year, no exemption will be given. An inquiry committee has already been formed under the direction of the Prime Minister and disciplinary action is being taken against the accused.
Dhaka, June 18: Awami League general secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has blamed the BNP for destroying the political, democratic and natural environment of the country. The minister made the remarks during a regular briefing at his official residence on Friday (June 18).