Company Involved: SNC-Lavalin
Industry Subsector: Heavy Construction
Officials Involved: Riaz Ahmed Jaber, former executive engineer of the Roads and Highways Department; Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan, former secretary to the Bridges Division; Kazi Mohammad Ferdous, superintendent engineer of Bangladesh Bridges Authority
Enforcement Action: Investigation
Summary: Riaz Ahmed Jaber, Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan and Kazi Mohammad Ferdous are being investigated in connection with a corruption scandal concerning the Padma Bridge project. Authorities are probing possible bribes paid by SNC-Lavalin executives to win the consultancy role in the project. In 2011, the World Bank suspended financing to the project after Canadian police raided SNC-Lavalin’s offices.