Indian PM Modi inaugurates bridge to connect India, BD

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated a bridge connecting India with Bangladesh.

“This connectivity has not only strengthened the friendship between India and Bangladesh but also proves to be a strong link of business too,” Modi said, while opening the bridge via video conferencing.

“The entire region is being developed as a trade corridor between northeast India and Bangladesh,” he added.

The bridge was built on the Feni river, which flows between India’s northeastern border state of Tripura and Bangladesh.

Maitri Setu (Friendship Bridge) symbolises growing bilateral relations and friendly ties, said an official statement issued by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.—Anadolu Agency