Monday, April 19, 2021

Prime Minister Modi inaugurates ‘Maitri Setu' between India and Bangladesh

🔆Prime Minister Modi inaugurates ‘Maitri Setu' between India and Bangladesh
 
✅Prime Minister Narendra Modi and her Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina inaugurated 'Maitri Setu', the bridge built over river Feni connecting India and Bangladesh.
✅ The opening of the Feni bridge is a historic moment as the two countries enter a new era of connectivity.
✅The cross border transport system that Bangladesh is developing with India will help livelihoods in Tripura and nearby states as well.
✅The Feni bridge will significantly improve the socio-economic conditions of the people.

▪️Highlights:

✅The name ‘Maitri Setu’ symbolizes growing bilateral relations and friendly ties between India and Bangladesh.
✅The 1.9 Km long bridge joins Sabroom in India with Ramgarh in Bangladesh
✅The construction was taken up by the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd at a project cost of Rs. 133 crore.
✅With this inauguration, Tripura is set to become the ‘Gateway of North East’ with access to Chittagong Port of Bangladesh, which is just 80 km from Sabroom.

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