By Dhaka Tribune

The Government of India, seeking fibre optic connectivity for its seven eastern provinces, has sent a letter to the foreign ministry and other related ministries requesting Bangladesh Government’s view on the issue of “tele-transit” through optical fibres via Akhaura border.

Md Abu Bakar Siddique, secretary to the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, told the Dhaka Tribune: “This is the first time the Central Government of India has offered us fibre optic connectivity in order to connect its seven eastern provinces with its central telecommunication system through our borders.

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