New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): To have cordial and improved relations with neighbouring countries, the Ministry of Railways on Wednesday proposed to take up a project to connect Agartala with Akhaura in Bangladesh.
Presenting the Railway Budget for 2012-13 in Lok Sabha, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said: "This rail link will not only improve bilateral ties but will also help in establishing connectivity with inaccessible areas in northeast as journey from Kolkata to Tripura via Bangladesh will result in significant savings in time and distance travelled."
Last year, two projects namely, Jogbani-Biratnagar new line and Jaynagar-Bijalpura-Bardibas line to provide connectivity to Nepal were taken up. (ANI)
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