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India, Bangladesh jointly inaugurate 4 projects

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurated four projects, via video conferencing, in the areas of transport, health and education.
Mar 12, 2019
NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurated four projects, via video conferencing, in the areas of transport, health and education.
 
Both leaders on Monday unveiled "e-plaques" for the supply of buses and trucks, inaugurated 36 community clinics, 11 water treatment plants and the extension of the National Knowledge Network to Bangladesh. 
 
Modi said it was his sixth video conference with Hasina and that the projects were directly linked to the lives of the common people.
 
He said Prime Minister Hasina's vision is the biggest inspiration for stronger connectivity between India and Bangladesh. 
 
"The National Knowledge Network will connect scholars and research institutes in Bangladesh to India and the world. The buses and trucks would assist the efforts towards affordable public transportation, water treatment plants will help supply clean water, and community clinics will benefit about two lakh people in Bangladesh," Modi said. 

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