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Modi, Hasina, Mamata jointly flag-off Bandhan Express

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 9 Nov 2017 6:56 AM GMT

Modi, Hasina, Mamata jointly flag-off Bandhan Express
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Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Bangladeshi counterpart, Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday jointly flagged-off the Kolkata-Khulna Bandhan Express via video-conferencing.

The dignitaries also inaugurated the International Passenger Rail Terminal, End-to-End Immigration and Customs Clearance Facilities (for the passengers of Maitree Express and Bandhan Express) at Kolkata station, under India-Bangladesh Cooperation in Railways.

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Rail bridges over river Titas and Bhairav in Bangladesh were also launched.

Here is what PM Modi said on the occassion:

I believe that relations between leaders of neighboring countries should be like neighbors. We should not be in restrictions of protocols for visits or talks.

I am happy that today we inaugurated projects strengthening our connectivity via video conference.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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