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PM Narendra Modi inaugurates ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has inaugurated the ‘Maitri Setu’ bridge between India and Bangladesh through a video conference, to strengthen the connectivity between both countries and especially with the north-eastern region of India. Maitri bridge will also make Tripura the ‘Gateway of North East’ with access to Chittagong Port of Bangladesh, which is just 80 km from the Sabroom.

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About the Maitri Setu bridge:

  • The Maitri Setu bridge has been built on the Feni river, which lies between the Indian boundary in Tripura and Bangladesh.
  • The 1.9 Kilometres long bridge will connect Sabroom in India with Ramgarh in Bangladesh.
  • The bridge has been constructed by the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited at a project cost of around Rs. 133 Crore.

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