New delhi: ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh, ‘Tripura to become Gateway of North East’ will be inaugurated today by PM Narendra Modi through video conference. Many other projects are also planned to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone in Tripura by PM Modi.
Facts about ‘Maitri Setu’
Over Feni River, bridge ‘Maitri Setu’ will be built between Tripura and Bangladesh boundaries. RamGad in Bangladesh and Sabroom in India joins with a 1.9KM long bridge. This bridge helps North East to access Chittagong port of Bangladesh which is just 80KM from Sabroom. The ‘Maitri Setu’ symbolizes the growth of bilateral relationships and friendships between India and Bangladesh. Construction of ‘Gateway of North East’ costs 133 crores, construction by National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd.