Contract agreement has been signed on 10th November, 2014 between Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) and Sinohydro Corporation Limited, China for River Training Works of Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project. On behalf of Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) – Md. Shafiqul Islam, Project Director, Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project and on behalf of Sinohydro Corporation Limited, China – Lyu Liushan, Deputy CEE, Sinohydro Corporation Limited signed the contract.
Honorable Minister for Road Transport and Bridges, Mr. Obaidul Quader, MP and Secretary, Bridges Division, Khandker Anwarul Islam was present during the contract signing ceremony at Bangabandhu International Conference Center, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka.
The contract includes construction of 13.6 km River Training Works on North Bank, Munshiganj and South Bank, Shariatpur & Madaripur of Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project. As per contract, the contract cost is BDT 8,707.81 crore and the completion time of the works is 48 months.