Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina Inaugurate Pipeline, Railway Projects


Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina Inaugurate Pipeline, Railway Projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described the cooperation between India and Bangladesh as an example for the world as he jointly inaugurated the construction of a 130-kilometre friendship pipeline project and two railway projects with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina.

The India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline Project, inaugurated through a video conferencing, will connect Siliguri in West Bengal in India and Parbatipur in Dinajpur district of Bangladesh. The Rs 346-crore project will be completed in 30 months and the capacity of the pipeline will be one million metric tonnes per annum.

Both countries had entered into an agreement for the pipeline construction in April this year during Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale’s visit to Dhaka. Read more

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