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Hasina, Modi inaugurate rail projects, power supply

IANS  |  Dhaka 

and her Indian counterpart on Monday jointly inaugurated the construction works of two railway projects and 500-MW power supply to through

joined the programme from Ganabhaban, the official residence of the Bangladeshi in the capital Dhaka, while the Indian joined it from his office in New Delhi, reported.

According to officials, the rail projects, Kulaura-Shahbajpur Section Rehabilitation of Railway and Akhaura Agartala (Bangladesh part), will be jointly funded by Bangladesh and

They said Kulaura-Shahbajpur Section Rehabilitation project would restore the train link between Bangladesh and as a part of the Trans-Asian Railway Network.

Through the same function, the two prime ministers also inaugurated the 500-MW power supply to a Bangladesh-Power Interconnection Grid at Bheramara in Bangladesh's district, some 135 km from

With the addition of 500-MW electricity, the amount of import of from India to Bangladesh reached 1,160-MW.



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First Published: Mon, September 10 2018. 21:44 IST