Boost of transport connectivity
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, have jointly unveiled e-plaques for development projects in Bangladesh, through video conference on 11 Mar 2019.
The unveiled plaques are for supply of buses and trucks, inauguration of 36 community clinics, 11 water treatment plants, and extension of National Knowledge Network to Bangladesh.
Speaking on the occasion, Modi said the unveilings will boost not just transport connectivity, but also knowledge connectivity.
The National Knowledge Network will connect scholars and research institutes in Bangladesh to India and the world.
The Indian Prime Minister said buses and trucks would assist the efforts towards affordable public transportation; water treatment plants will help supply clean water; and community clinics will benefit about 2 lakh people in Bangladesh. He said these projects show that India-Bangladesh relations are playing a key role in improving the quality of life of people. fiinews.com