KHULNA: Speakers at a programme here on Thursday said the long-cherished Padma Bridge can help to boost investment in the country's south region.
Investors become ready to invest here as communication has improved after the completion of Padma Bridge, they said while speaking at a workshop styled
Senior Secretary of Public Affairs Ministry KM Ali Azam addressed the meeting as the chief guest with deputy commissioner Md Moniruzzaman Talukder in the chair.
Principal of Government Brajalal College addressed as special guest while Professor Dr Tarun Kanti Ghosh of Business Administration Discipline presented the keynote paper.
Professor of Economic Discipline of Khulna University Dr Khan Mehedi Hasan and associate professor of Architecture Discipline of Khulna University architect S M Nazim Uddin Payel addressed as main discussants on the key note paper.
Freedom fighters, stakeholders, industrialists, entrepreneurs, tour operators, Mongla Port users, representatives of Khulna Chamber of Commerce Industry, Khulna Development Authority, NGO personnel, environment specialists, educationists, journalists, government officials, among others, participated in the workshop.
Speakers hoped that Padma Bridge will create employment opportunities for thousands of people living in the country's southwestern region.
Expressing gratitude to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for construction of Padma Bridge, he said the government is working tirelessly to create potential investment facilities.