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Inauguration of eighth Bangladesh-China friendship bridge, termination of ferry service on Barisal-Khulna route

Inauguration of eighth Bangladesh-China friendship bridge, termination of ferry service on Barisal-Khulna route
Inauguration of eighth Bangladesh-China friendship bridge, termination of ferry service on Barisal-Khulna route

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the ‘Bangmata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib Eighth Bangladesh China-Maitri Bridge’ built at Bekutia Point on Kacha River in Pirojpur. Through this, the door of uninterrupted road communication between Barisal and Khulna Division was opened. Two months after the inauguration of the Padma Bridge, a new horizon of road connectivity between the southern region and the southwestern region will open up as the traffic through this bridge will begin. As the long dream of the people of this region has been fulfilled, there is a wave of happiness among the people on both banks of the Kacha river around the bridge. Especially the suffering of the common people was removed through the inauguration of the bridge. Ferry crossing time will be saved for the public traveling on this route. On Sunday (September 4), Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina virtually inaugurated the Bangmata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib Eighth Bangladesh-China Friendship Bridge built on the Kacha River in Pirojpur from Ganobhaban.

Two rallies were organized on the west and east banks of the river to mark the inauguration. Fisheries and Livestock Minister Sh M Rezaul Karim, Member of Parliament for Pirojpur-1 Constituency in West Par and former Minister and Member of Parliament Anwar Hossain Manju for Purpur Par were present. On March 19, 2013, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced the construction of a bridge over the river Kancha in a public meeting in Pirojpur. Then he inaugurated the construction of the bridge on November 1, 2018. The Department of Highways and Highways has completed the construction of the bridge with a length of 1493 meters and a width of 13.40 meters at a cost of 894.8 crore rupees. The Chinese government has given project assistance of Tk 654.80 crore and the Bangladesh government has spent Tk 239.80 crore for the construction of this bridge. Although it was supposed to be completed in December this year, the contractor completed the construction work five months ago and handed it over to the bridge department on August 7. A recreation area 220 meters long and 55 meters wide has been built on the river bank at the eastern end of the bridge. Besides, a 60 m long and 5 m wide bituminous road adjacent to the approach road and a 60 m long and 5 m wide concrete road under the approach road have been constructed at the eastern end of the bridge and 120 m long and 3.50 m wide. A concrete road was constructed at the western end. Where 220 meters of river has been ruled. The bridge was constructed by China Rail Watch 17 Bureau Group Company Limited under the supervision of Chinese Major Bridge Reconnaissance and Design Institute Company Limited.

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