Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina jointly launched the construction of India-Bangladesh Friendship Product Pipeline Project through video conferencing. The project will go a long way in strengthening the Indo-Bangla ties.
India-Bangladesh Friendship Product Pipeline Project:
- The 130-kilometre pipeline will connect Siliguri in West Bengal in India and Parbatipur in Dinajpur district of Bangladesh.
- The capacity of the pipeline will be 1 million metric tons per annum.
- The estimated project cost will be Rs 346 crore and it will be completed in 30 months time.
- This will be the first such pipeline through which refined diesel will be supplied to Parbatipur depot from Numaligarh of Assam in India.
Source- DD News