Tripura bridge linking India and Bangladesh inaugurated
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Tripura bridge linking India and Bangladesh inaugurated

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ‘Maitri Setu’ bridge between India and Bangladesh through video conferencing. The 1.9 km bridge joins Sabroom in India with Ramgarh in Bangladesh. The bridge has been built over the Feni river, which flows between the Indian boundary in Tripura and Bangladesh.

The bridge's foundation stone was officially laid by Prime Minister Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in June 2015. The construction was taken up by the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation at a cost of Rs.1.33 billion. The bridge will enable the transport of heavy machines and goods to the Northeast India through Bangladesh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ‘Maitri Setu’ bridge between India and Bangladesh through video conferencing. The 1.9 km bridge joins Sabroom in India with Ramgarh in Bangladesh. The bridge has been built over the Feni river, which flows between the Indian boundary in Tripura and Bangladesh.The bridge's foundation stone was officially laid by Prime Minister Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in June 2015. The construction was taken up by the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation at a cost of Rs.1.33 billion. The bridge will enable the transport of heavy machines and goods to the Northeast India through Bangladesh.The region is being developed as a trade corridor between Northeast India and Bangladesh. The bridge is expected to strengthen rail and water connectivity projects realised in recent years. The project will improve the connectivity of south Assam, Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura to Bangladesh and Southeast Asia and will also give an impetus to economic opportunities in Bangladesh.

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