How Bangladesh’s Padma Bridge will cut Kolkata-Dhaka distance by half

Published June 25, 2022 03:39 PM IST

Bangladesh has its new landmark – the Padma Bridge. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the multi-purpose engineering marvel on the Padma River. Speaking on the occasion, Hasina said the completion of the bridge was a dream come true for Bangladesh’s 170 million people. It is the longest bridge in Bangladesh that connects Dhaka with the port of Mongla. This will reduce the Kolkata-Dhaka train journey by half. Watch this video to learn more.

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