PM Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, jointly unveil e-plaques of two projects

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday, jointly unveiled e-plaques of two projects, via video conference.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, and Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, also joined the proceedings.

The projects are India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline and Dhaka-Tongi-Joydebpur Railway Project.

Speaking on the occasion, the PM Modi described the cooperation between the two countries as an example for the world. He said that the two countries are neighbours geographically and emotionally.

He said the proposed pipeline will further energize, not just Bangladesh’s economy, but also the relationship between the two countries.

Modi expressed confidence that the proposed railway project will contribute to the process of strengthening national and urban transport in Bangladesh.

Ministry of External affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted, “Geographically neighbours but emotionally a family! PM @narendramodi and Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Haseena jointly unveiled e-plaques for India Bangladesh friendship pipeline project and Tongi-Joydebpur railway project.”