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Compiled features on recent developments in regional cooperation and integration in the SASEC region.

January 2020

Akhaura-Agartala Railway Link to be Operational in 2020

Mr. Hasan Mahmud, Information Minister of Bangladesh, and Mr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister of India, underscored in a meeting that completion of the Akhaura (Bangladesh)-Agartala (India) railway link will increase cross border connectivity. The neighboring countries expressed the mutual view to finish this railway at the soonest possible time. People-to-people linkages, business and tourism are set to benefit once the railway finishes.

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