At US$1.1 billion, Padma Bridge is Bangladesh’s largest ever infrastructure development project. Photo: Getty ImagesAt US$1.1 billion, Padma Bridge is Bangladesh’s largest ever infrastructure development project. Photo: Getty Images
At US$1.1 billion, Padma Bridge is Bangladesh’s largest ever infrastructure development project. Photo: Getty Images

Coronavirus puts a bump in China’s belt and road investment plan

  • Major projects under Beijing’s multibillion-dollar infrastructure development scheme held up as Chinese workers face obstacles getting back into Pakistan, Bangladesh
  • But deadly virus unlikely to derail China’s connectivity ambitions, as host nations need its money too much, observers say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
At US$1.1 billion, Padma Bridge is Bangladesh’s largest ever infrastructure development project. Photo: Getty ImagesAt US$1.1 billion, Padma Bridge is Bangladesh’s largest ever infrastructure development project. Photo: Getty Images
At US$1.1 billion, Padma Bridge is Bangladesh’s largest ever infrastructure development project. Photo: Getty Images
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