U.S. Embassy Congratulates Bangladesh on Opening of the Padma Bridge

Dhaka, June 24, 2022 – The United States congratulates Bangladesh on the momentous opening of the Padma Bridge.  Building sustainable transportation infrastructure to connect people and goods efficiently is important to fostering inclusive economic growth.  The Padma Bridge will create new and important linkages within Bangladesh, boosting commerce and improving the quality of life.  It is also another example of Bangladesh’s leadership in promoting regional connectivity in South Asia.