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‘Maitri Setu’ Between India And Bangladesh

Maitri Setu’ Between India And Bangladesh:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh.

  • The bridge ‘Maitri Setu’ has been built over the Feni river which flows between the Indian boundary in Tripura State and Bangladesh.
  • The 1.9 Km long bridge joins Sabroom (in Tripura) with Ramgarh (in Bangladesh).
  • The name ‘Maitri Setu’ symbolizes growing bilateral relations and friendly ties between India and Bangladesh.
  • The construction was taken up by the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd at a project cost of Rs 133 crore.
  • With this bridge, Tripura is set to become the ‘Gateway of North East’ with access to Chittagong Port of Bangladesh, which is just 80 km from Sabroom.
  • PM Modi also laid the foundation stone for setting up an Integrated Check Post at Sabroom.
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