The ROLE OF PADMA MULTIPURPOSE BRIDGE IN THE NATIONAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN BANGLADESH
Bangladesh is a riverine country and most of the public transport and business depends on the river. Padma is one of the vital rivers to influence the countryâ€™s economy as well as GDP. Realising the fact, Bangladesh is constructing the Padma Multipurpose Bridge over the Padma river with associated facilities are of great importance for the sustaiable development of Bangladesh. This project has significant impacts on the whole country and contributes to the socio-economic and industrial development on southwest region in Bangladesh. In this regard, this study focuses on the impacts of Padma Multipurpose Bridge on the sustainable development of Bangladesh in terms of social, cultural, economical, environmental and industrial issues. Qualitative research method has been applied in this research to collect data from secondary sources. The study finds a number of massive positive impacts on the socio-economic development in Bangladesh with extreme GDP growth rate. In addition, in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, the Padma Multipurpose Bridge will contribute enormously in the national economy and the overall development of Bangladesh.
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