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India & Bangladesh Starts Cruise Service From 29th March 2019: Details, Features

India & Bangladesh Starts Cruise Service From 29th March 2019: Details, Features, Significance

India and Bangladesh will start a cruise service from 29th March 2019, that would take passengers through the Sunderbans to Dhaka. 

India and Bangladesh this initiative aims to strengthen inland waterway routes between both the countries. 

Other than road and rail, India and Bangladesh also have a very strong power connectivity through waterways. 

As a movement of goods starts using inland waterways, so goods from India can go in the cheapest possible form up to Narayanganj and Dhaka in Bangladesh. 

India and Bangladesh last year on 25 October 2018, have signed agreements for increasing waterway connectivity.

Bangladesh

Capital: Dhaka (Largest City)

Currency: Taka

National Language: Bangla

President: Mohammad Abdul Hamid

Prime Minister: Sheikh Hasina


 

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