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PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina inaugurate four projects

The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina at Haderabad House, in New Delhi. File Photo.

The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina at Haderabad House, in New Delhi. File Photo.   | Photo Credit: Kamal Narang

India and Bangladesh on Monday inaugurated major projects that will enable greater connectivity and community welfare inside Bangladesh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka inaugurated at least four projects through video conference.

The e-plaques inaugurated include supply of buses and trucks, inauguration of 36 community clinics, 11 water treatment plants and broadening of the National Knowledge Network to Bangladesh.

“National Knowledge Network will connect scholars and research institutes in Bangladesh, to India and the world. He said the 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,” a press release from the Ministry of External Affairs said.

Prime Minister Modi expressed confidence that bilateral ties will continue to grow in the coming months.

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