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India, Bangladesh Sign Agreement

The Agartala-Dhaka service is expected to be launched by September and the 146 km journey is expected to take five hours

India, Bangladesh Sign Agreement
India, Bangladesh Sign Agreement
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Transport corporations of India and Bangladesh today signed a historic agreement to run an Agartala-Dhaka bus service.

The agreement was signed here by the Chairman of the Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC), Azmal Chowdhury, and the chairman of Tripura Road Transport Corporation (TRTC), Manik De.

Expressing hope that the bus service would be launched by mid-September, they told reporters that security would be provided to bus passengers at both sides.

It was decided that the BRTC would operate two buses while the TRTC would operate one bus everyday, they said adding return bus fare would be $10.

In the five-hour 146 km journey, breakfast would be provided to passengers.

A TRTC bus was operated to Dhaka on July 1 while a BRTC bus arrived here last night.

PTI

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