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Bangladesh-India bus services resumes after 2 years

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 10th June, 2022 09:17:23 AM
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Cross-border bus services between India and Bangladesh via ICP Agartala-Akhaura and ICP Haridaspur-Benapole resumed on Friday morning.

The bus services had been suspended for nearly 2 years on account of the COVID-19 pandemic and their resumption will help boost tourism and people-to-people ties.

The bus service via ICP Dawki-Tamabil will be launched in due course once necessary clearances are obtained from the Governments of India and Bangladesh.

The bus services are a major step forward in enhancing affordable, people-centric connectivity between the two countries, and are a popular means of travel in India and Bangladesh.