New highway to connect Tripura with Bangladesh Comilla soon

Agartala, Jan 15: In addition to the bridge over River Feni and the Agartala-Akhaura rail link, the Centre had sanctioned yet another route connecting the Northeastern states of Tripura with Bangladesh.The Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Pratima Bhoumik, on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to open another route connecting Tripura and Bangladesh's Comilla.

Bhoumik said, "PM Modi has the dream to connect India with Bangladesh. And for this the central government has sanctioned a new highway connecting Tripura's Gomati district headquarters Udaipur with Comilla through Sonamura sub-division, a significant trade point located under Sepahijala district." With the new highway, Tripura will get connected with Bangladesh's Comilla through Sonamura sub-division under Tripura's Sepahijala district.

 "The new highway shall also connect Udaipur with Bangladesh directly", the Union Minister said. Talking to the reporters, Bhoumik at the New Terminal Building of MBB Airport in Agartala, which was opened for the public on Saturday, said that there will be flights operational for Bangkok, Dhaka, Chittagong from Agartala soon.The New Terminal Building of the Tripura MBB airport was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 4. 

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