India, Bangladesh launch connectivity projects

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A number of connectivity projects — including a new passenger train service between Kolkata and Bangladesh’s southwestern industrial city of Khulna — were today launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina. The train will cut down the travel time by three hours, officials said.

India launched a series of connectivity projects, including a new passenger train service between Kolkata and Bangladesh’s southwestern industrial city of Khulna, that will help reduce the travel time by three hours.

India today moved into the future at an unprecedented rate with the launch of a series of connectivity projects, including a new passenger train service between Kolkata and Bangladesh’s southwestern industrial city of Khulna. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina jointly flagged off the new Rapid Rail Transport System (RRTS) link between the two countries at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka after talks between them.

India moved into the future at an unprecedented rate with a new passenger train service between Kolkata and Bangladesh’s southwestern industrial city of Khulna being launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who said the project will help reduce travel time between two cities to just two hours.

India moved into the future at an unprecedented rate today with the launch of a new passenger train service between West Bengal and Bangladesh’s southwestern industrial city of Khulna.

India and Bangladesh today signed a number of bilateral agreements, including one on cross-border rail connectivity, during their seventh bilateral annual summit where Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the two nations have “deepened” their ties over the last three years. Making a special mention of West Bengal’s Durga puja, which is celebrated in Bangladesh as well, Modi said its theme this year was ‘Age Bhubaner Premer Uchha’, meaning ‘Lord of all strength’.

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