Bhutan govt to place bill for ratification of BBIN initiative at its upper senate

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The Bhutan government will place the bill for ratification of Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) initiative for road and rail connectivity at its upper senate. Briefing media on the occasion of Bhutan’s Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering's visit to Bangladesh, Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh Shahidul Haq told reporters that BBIN is a big initiative in the region for improving rail and road connectivity in the region and he expressed the hope that the bill will be passed by the Bhutanese Parliament soon.

The Motor Vehicle Agreement of BBIN countries was signed in 2015 by the four member countries. Bangladesh, India and Nepal have implemented the agreement but Bhutan is yet to accord its ratification of the agreement. (AIR NEWS)