13 C
Agartala
Sunday, February 5, 2023

Akhaura-Agartala rail line to run from June

Date:

 A railway line between Akhaura in Bangladesh to Agartala in India will become operational by June next year, Bangladesh Railway Minister Md. Nurual Islam Sujan said in remarks published on Monday.

The Minister made the announcement at the zero point near Agartala on Sunday.

The Minister said the rail line is very important for both the countries. He said its opening will enhance connectivity between Bangladesh and India. It will increase trade and commerce between the two countries as well as facilitate movement of people.

The Minister said most of the work on this route has been completed. The remaining work will be completed by June to make the line functional.

The Akhaura-Agartala railway project is being implemented with India’s grant. The total length of the railway line is about 15 km, out of which 6.8 km falls in Bangladesh.

Share post:

Subscribe

Adspot_imgspot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

Ex-CM & Rajya Sabha MP Biplab Deb holds organizational meeting at Jolaibari

BY TC News Desk Agartala, February 04, 2023: Former Chief...

BJP’s booth and local offices vandalized at Hrishyamukh AC

BY TC News Desk Agartala, February 04, 2023: An incident...

Tipra Motha releases poll manifesto, launches ‘Mission 150’

BY TC News Desk Agartala: February 04. Tipra Motha a...

ECI approves 12 alternative identity cards apart from voter ID card: CEO

BY TC News Desk Agartala, February 04, 2023: Chief Electoral...