Maitri Setu: The Gateway of Northeast

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The Maitri Setu (Friendship Bridge), also called the Gateway of Northeast, was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on March 9. The bridge is of economic importance to the region and will link Tripura in India with Bangladesh. The Friendship Bridge is expected to strengthen relations and connectivity between India and Bangladesh. Here is a report on that project.


The Friendship Bridge will play an important role in the proposed economic corridor that will connect India, Bangladesh, China and Myanmar and boost trade and commerce among these countries. Further, the remote and qu