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MoU signed with China for Karnaphuli tunnel construction

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A view of the Karnaphuli River in Anu Majhi area of Sadarghat, Chittagong. Star file photo
A view of the Karnaphuli River in Anu Majhi area of Sadarghat, Chittagong. Star file photo

Bangladesh and China have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on construction of a tunnel under the Karnaphuli river in Chittagong.

As per the MoU, the Chinese government would construct the tunnel at an estimated cost of US$ 1 billion, foreign ministry official sources said.

Communication Secretary Khandakar Anwarul Islam and Vice Minister of Ministry of Transport and Communication of China Chi-Kuo Mao inked the MoU in the Chinese capital, Beijing, last night.

Published: 11:10 am Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Last modified: 11:04 pm Tuesday, June 10, 2014

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