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Padma Bridge to create huge job opportunities: Finance minister

BSS | Published: February 14, 2020 19:15:46 | Updated: February 15, 2020 10:49:42


Padma Bridge to create huge job opportunities: Finance minister

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said huge employment opportunities will be created after the beginning of vehicular movement on the Padma Bridge.

“Those who are growing up now and studying will not face any job crisis. After completion of the construction of Padma Bridge, the economic scenario of the country will change. Many factories will be set up. Employment opportunities will be created for all,” he told journalists in after paying tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at his mazar (shrine) at Tungipara in Gopalganj.

Kamal said Bangladesh is enjoying demographic dividend as around 61 per cent people of the country are young. The government is working to create job opportunities for them after providing training, he added.

Among others, State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, Finance Secretary Abdur Rouf Talukder and Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Gopalganj Sahida Sultana were present on the occasion.

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