The World Bank has expressed interest to fund the Mizoram State Road Project Phase II (MSRP-II). The road project is aimed at boosting better link between Mizoram and its two neigbouring countries-Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally opened the countryÂ’s longest Jatrabari-Gulistan flyover amidst public fanfare in the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka on October 11. With this, Dhaka citizens' dream for an elevated roadway in their city has been fulfilled.
India and Bangladesh will work on a new rail link between the two countries along Tripura to ease surface transport in the mountainous north-eastern states. The work would start this year, officials of the two countries said in Agartala recently.
A high-powered committee of the Bangladesh government is studying the proposals received from various foreign governments and overseas private sector companies for funding and constructing the proposed deep-sea port at Sonadia in Cox's Bazar. The committee will examine the strengths and expertise of the companies and governments who submitted proposal for assisting the
Titagarh Wagons is keen to build portable steel bridges in Bangladesh. The company is IndiaÂ’s leading private railway wagon manufacturing company. It has recently submitted an expression of interest to the Board of Investment (BOI) of Bangladesh in this regard. Sources in BOI said that they received the proposal of Titagarh early last week.
In the next three years, Bangladesh expects investment from India to double to $5 billion. The neighbour country signed agreements worth around $23 million in Mumbai on June 27. Now, with greater trade ties with India, Bangladesh want to attract more foreign direct Investment (FDI), Matlub Ahmad, president, India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said.
In order to ensure cost-efficiency and expeditious trading between the two countries, India and Bangladesh decided to develop their land ports. This decision was taken at a recent meeting of the Joint Working Group. Officials from both the countries held the 8th meeting of the India-Bangladesh Joint Working Group on Trade. As part of this plan, India will spend Rs 4.67 bn to develop seven import tax stations at Agartala, Petrapole, Dhok
Bangladesh government refused to allow India to access Chittagong port unless the latter resolves Teesta river issue. Giving access to Chittagong would benefit trade and development in IndiaÂ’s northeast region, as well as to Bangladesh. India had been asking for access to this port for over a decade. An agreement to this effect was supposed to be signed during Prime Minister Manmohan SinghÂ’s visit to the country in September. But this could not happen because West
Bangladesh government sought clarification from the Indian government about the proposed container port project in Narayanganj by the bank of the Shitalakhya river. Narayanganj is a crucial port facility on the outskirts of Dhaka which is also used by Indian cargo vessels under the India-Bangladesh water transport protocol. It is learnt that the Bangladesh government was