August 2022

Padma Bridge Opening Ceremony

Representatives of the Padma Project Team (Bangladesh Bridge Authority; Rendel Limited; BCL Associates and Institution of Engineers Bridges Bangladesh)

The opening of Padma Multipurpose Bridge was celebrated with a grand opening held by BCL Associates Ltd, Rendel Ltd and Padeco, on 9 August 2022 at Carnival Hall, Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, Dhaka. The companies together provided Management Support Consultancy services to the Bangladesh Bridge Authority during construction of the bridge.

The event gave recognition to the combined professional efforts of the engineers including the panel of experts. Prof. Dr. M. Shamim Z. Bosunia, Chairman, Panel of Experts, PMBP, & President, Bangladesh Association of Consulting Engineers presented commemorative plaques to over 74 individuals for their contribution on this highly challenging project.

Mr Shafiqul Islam, Project Director, Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project, Mr Quazi Muhammad Ferdous, Chief Engineer, Bangladesh Bridge Authority, Mr Md. Nurul Huda, President, Institution of Engineers Bangladesh, Architect Mubasshar Hussain, President, Institute of Architects Bangladesh, Mr Vardaman Jones, Project Director, Management Support Consultant and Managing Director, Rendel Limited and Mr M A Aziz, Deputy Project Director, Management Support Consultants & Managing Director, BCL Associates Limited spoke on this occasion affirming their continuous professionalism to build the nation.