Monday, 24 July 2017

India, Bangladesh sign pact to connect both countries by waterways

India and Bangladesh have signed a pact to connect both the countries by waterways. The waterways will facilitate movement of passengers and goods between India’s northeast and West Bengal with Bangladesh.

Union Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya stated in Agartala that infrastructure for the services would be set up along the major rivers in Bangladesh, West Bengal and the Brahmaputra in Assam. As per the official reports, the services are expected to start by the end of this year.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The Capital of Bangladesh is Dhaka.
  • Prime minister of Bangladesh is Sheikh Hasina.
  • Abdul Hamid is the President of Bangladesh.
Source- Air World Service

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