Bangladesh India railway ministers agree on more coop

first_imgBangladesh railway minister Nurul Islam Sujan (L) and his Indian counterpart Piyush Goyal. Photo: Prothom AloBangladesh railway minister Nurul Islam Sujan met his Indian counterpart Piyush Goyal on Tuesday ahead of the upcoming visit of prime minister Sheikh Hasina to India and said that the two governments will work closely in the railway sector.After the meeting, Goyal tweeted: “Had a detailed meeting with His Excellency Md Nurul Islam Sujan, Railway Minister of Bangladesh. India and Bangladesh will work closely together through increased frequency of Maitree and Bandhan express trains and cooperation in training, workshop modernisation and supply of locomotives.”The two leaders met at the Rail Bhawan in New Delhi on Tuesday afternoon.A senior official of the railway ministry of India told IANS that the government is working on the plan to increase the trips of the Maitree and the Bandhan Express during the visit of Bangladeshi prime minister Sheikh Hasina in October this year.The official said that the Maitree Express which runs between Kolkata and Dhaka thrice a week is planned to now run six days in a week while the Bandhan Express which connects Kolkata and Khulna once every week will be made to run thrice a week.last_img

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