Ashuganj-Akhaura road project

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News:India and Bangladesh has signed an agreement to upgrade the 50 km long road between Ashuganj and Akhaura in Bangladesh into a 4-lane highway.

Facts:

About the project:

  • The project is part of the $2 billion line of credit extended by India to Bangladesh in 2016. 
  • It will boost connectivity between Bangladesh and North-eastern part of India which will also facilitate sub-regional connectivity among South and South-east Asian countries.