Bangladesh to allow transhipment of Indian goods from January sans custom duties, transit fees
The decision, considered a new phase in connectivity between the two countries, was agreed upon when Bangladesh shipping secretary Md. Abdus Samad met his Indian counterpart Gopal Krishna at the shipping secretary-level talks in Dhaka last week.
Indian ambassador to Thailand meets Chandra Mohan Patwary
Interacting with the Ambassador, Minister Patwary highlighted the sea-route connect...
Trade with northeast region to improve with access to key Bangladesh Ports: Shipping Minister
The use of these two ports will reduce the dist...
India-Bangladesh stakeholders’ meet to revive age old ties of trade and connectivity
The Stakeholders’ Meet will primarily focus on creating a level playing field for the stakeholders of the both the countries.
Assam and Bangladesh to work together in multiple sectors
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his government is all committed to enhance the bilateral relations between the two geographical entities.
Assam wants reopening of old railway links with Bangladesh
Assam government discusses reopening of traditional railway links to Bangladesh which will reopen the pre-partition railway links from Chittagong to Makum, Cox Bazar to Ledo and third line between Bangladesh via Golakganj till Moirabari.
Initiate a bilateral trade agreement with Bangladesh in line with the Indo-Sri Lankan FTA: Assam Industry Minister
Bhutan, India and Nepal) and ASEAN countries has reached an all-time high, and therefore the trade between the North Eastern Region and neighboring countries through the surface land route must be optimized.
India, Bangladesh sign MoU for setting up a coastal surveillance system radar in Bangladesh
India and Bangladesh today signed seven agreements.
How India plans to use Bangladesh's rivers to unlock its landlocked Northeast?
India’s northeast is a prisoner of geography. Landlocked and ring-fenced by neighbours, its lone land-based connection with the rest of India is narrow—the 22-km wide ‘chicken’s neck’ in Siliguri—and strategically speaking, easy to disrupt. This means the land-based networks of transport and trade are limited, far-flung and congested.
Assam industry minister interacts with members of the Malaysia India Business Council
Patwary hoped that with the visit of the Malaysian delegation, potentialities for a closer relationship shall blossom fully in the future. He highlighted the strengths and opportunities of the State and called upon the Malaysian delegation to invest in sectors like tea, hydrocarbons, transportation, food processing, bamboo, agar and infrastructure and skill development.
Assam govt launches project to transform Inland Water Transport
Govert of Assam launched a project for the transformation of the Inland Water Transport system on the National Waterways in the state. The project will develop an efficient river transport system which would be safe & secure for the large volume of passenger and cargo carried by vessels by IWT as well as by private boat owners and operators.
Bangladesh Cabinet clears deal with India for port usage
The decision is another step in improving the friendly relations between Bangladesh and India, Cabinet Secretary Shafiul Alam said.
Soon, you can plan a cruise to Bangladesh from Kolkata
Kolkata-based Heritage Cruise has proposed to run the first vessel on the river route in the last week of March.
Substantial progress has been made to start direct flight services between Guwahati-Dhaka-Bangkok: Jagdish Mukhi
Speaking during the 2nd ASEAN-India Youth Summit in Guwahati, Mukhi said, “ Efforts are on to start direct flight services between Guwahati and Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Kathmandu and Yangoon.”
India, Bangladesh ink milestone pacts for cargo, cruise movements: Shipping Secretary
The new arrangement will facilitate movement of fly-ash, cement, construction materials etc from India to Bangladesh through IWT on Rupnarayanriver.
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