South Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Lee Jang-keun has described the Padma Bridge as a very proud history-making project in Bangladesh.
"Korea is very happy to take part in this very proud history-making project. A Korean company, Korea Expressway Corporation has supervised the construction process of the Padma Bridge and this company will also be in charge of the operation and maintenance of the bridge," he told UNB.
The South Korean envoy said the Padma Bridge is the newest and also the biggest addition to the long list of Bangladesh’s accomplishments.
He said Bangladesh has made many milestones during its journey toward development.
As a close development partner and friend of Bangladesh, and on behalf of the Republic of Korea, the ambassador congratulated the government and people of Bangladesh on the successful completion of the Padma Bridge project.