Indian PM Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurated e-plaques for development projects in Bangladesh through video conferencing.
The projects include the Supply of buses and trucks, Inauguration of 36 community clinics, Inauguration of 11 water treatment plants and Extension of National Knowledge Network to Bangladesh.
These projects are aimed to symbolize the breadth and depth of our partnership and also a reaffirmation of our Neighbourhood First Policy. These projects will not only boost transport connectivity but also knowledge connectivity.
The National Knowledge Network will connect scholars and research institutes in Bangladesh to India and the world.
The supply of Double Decker, Single Decker AC and Non-AC Buses and Trucks to Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation would provide affordable transportation for the people of Bangladesh.
Water treatment plants will help supply clean water.
Community clinics will benefit about two lakh people in Bangladesh.
Capital: Dhaka (Largest City)
National Language: Bangla
President: Mohammad Abdul Hamid
Prime Minister: Sheikh Hasina