Railways investing to connect with neighbouring countries: Suresh Prabhu

Railways investing to connect with neighbouring countries: Suresh Prabhu

Railways minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu today said his ministry has already started investing to connect India with its neighbouring countries, mainly Bangladesh. “The Railways have already invested enough to connect to our neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmmar. We had talks with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during her visit to India (in April) and we had a meeting with a couple of her ministers in Delhi two days ago,” he said after dedicating a number of projects at the Howrah Railway Station. He said there is geographical and cultural similarity between Bangladesh and West Bengal, and the Centre is hopeful that the rail connectivity would strengthen the relation more. Incidentally, Maitree Express, an international passenger train connects Bangladesh to India through West Bengal. Read more

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