Dhaka-Siliguri bus service proposed

Kolkata, Feb 5 (ANI): Bangladesh has proposed to West Bengal Government to open the Dhaka-Siliguri bus service, as both the countries have agreed on having a multi-modal connectivity.

India has also suggested rail service from Radikapur border of Uttar Dinajpur in West Bengal to Dinajpur town of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh's High Commissioner to India Tariq Ahmad Karim today met West Bengal Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Minister Ashok Bhattacharya at Writers' Building and took up the matter.

Bhattacharya confirmed about the latest moves to open the Dhaka-Siliguri bus service.

Karim had visited Siliguri recently, and requested the West Bengal Government to take initiative to implement the proposal.he West Bengal's Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Minister, however, said that he would discuss the matter with Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee.

Mohammad Mustafizur Rahman, Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh, was present during the meeting. By Salim Reza (ANI)

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