India and Bangladesh are collectively working to improve connectivity between the two countries. India and Bangladesh will work on connectivity to boost trade and tourism, said Bangladesh’s Assistant High Commissioner to India.
While addressing a tourism convention, Bangladesh’s Assistant High Commissioner, Shah Mohammad Tanvir Monsur said: ” the Governments of Bangladesh and India are working on river routes, rail, and air connectivity to boost tourism. From next month, the Civil Aviation Ministry of the government of India is going to launch a direct flight between Guwahati and Dhaka. I am sure that this will address connectivity and boost tourism growth manifold between the two countries.”
“Currently, I am issuing 150 visas daily. I am sure from next month, the number of visas will increase three times or at least 400 every day,” Monsur added.
Monsur informed that Bangladesh will put its best efforts to export and enhance tourism medical, religious, archaeological tourism, between the two countries.
“The Government of Bangladesh is working on river connectivity presently. Dredging activity is going on in full swing. The Government of Bangladesh has extended a line of credit to the tune of USD 7 billion and under the line of credit, Government of Bangladesh is also establishing connectivity between Bangladesh and NE of India via rail links,” the official said.
Appreciating Meghalaya’s natural beauty, Monsur said, “I endorse the belief that Meghalaya is more beautiful than Scotland. My last posting was in Russia. Before that, I was in Dubai and Japan. I have visited many places but I have never come across a beautiful place like Meghalaya. Meghalaya has become an abode of peace. We see the state is disciplined and there were no conflicts. Thanks to the Home Minister.”
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