Speaking on the occasion, Vaishnaw called the Mitali Express “yet another milestone” in bolstering the friendship between the two nations.
“The relationship between India and Bangladesh is based upon our shared heritage, our shared present and our shared future. The development that we have in both the countries is today accelerated in a very big way by the warm friendship between the two nations at all levels,” he said.
The Union Minister recalled India’s aid to the neighbouring country during the COVID pandemic and said that India had transported about 4,000 tonnes of liquid oxygen and that was another small little contribution to the friendship between the two countries.
The Minister also mentioned about his government’s plan to convert all railway tracks to broad gauge to be at par with neighbouring countries.