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PM witnesses photo exhibition on Padma Bridge at UN

PM witnesses photo exhibition on Padma Bridge at UN

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday (Sep 21) visited the photo exhibition on Padma Bridge at the United Nations (UN) headquarters.

She witnessed the exhibition organized on the curved wall at level-1 of the UN headquarters in the afternoon, said the PM's Deputy Press Secretary K M Shakhawat Moon.

He said some foreign guests, including UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) President Lachezara Stoeva, were present there during the premier’s visit to the exhibition.

The PM told the foreign guests that, "We've build Padma Bridge with our own funding as its construction was a challenge for us. The World Bank tried to blame us bringing corruption allegation, but it was later proved that there was no corruption."

The exhibition started on Sep 19 and it will continue till Sep 24.

A total of 25 pictures are being displayed at the photo exhibition.

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen, Ambassador-at-Large Mohammad Ziauddin, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam, State Minister for Education Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, Senior Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen and Prime Minister's Office Senior Secretary Md. Tofazzel Hossain Miah, among others, were present.