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.