GK and Current affairs Q/A 27 October 2018
By Sandeep nagyaan · 27 Oct 2018
Reference:- Some agreements has signed for enhancing inland and coastal waterways connectivity between the two Nations for trade and cruise activities by the India and Bangladesh. To develop the trading and tourism between both countries and to provide easy facilitate for goods and passengers these agreements has signed this motive.
About the Agreements:- 1 For the movement of goods to and from India for only this an agreement has signed. In this agreement the Chattogram and Mongla Ports in Bangladesh will be use.
2 for movement of passenger and cruise services a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) has also signed. Under the ‘Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade’ (PIWTT) between India and Bangladesh. To inclusion of Dhubriin India and Pangaonin Bangladesh as new Ports of Call both nations has been signed.
3 India and Bangladesh has also agreed to consider inclusion of Rupnarayanriver (National Waterway-86) from Geonkhali to Kolaghat in the protocol route and to declare Kolaghatin West Bengal as new Port of Call.
4 Both nations has ready to for development of Jogighopa as a hub/trans-shipment terminal for movement of cargo to Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Bhutan and notifying Munsiganj River terminal by Bangladesh Customs for routing third party Exim cargo through Kolkata Port.
What would be the benefits and significance:- For the movement of fly ash, cement, construction materials from India to Bangladesh through IWT on Rupnarayanriver the new agreements facilitate this. The North Eastern states would be connected to directly to the ports of Kolkata and Haldia in India and Mongla in Bangladesh through waterways. This step will reduce the distance of Assam more than 450 kms on the protocol routes.
Q1 The Bangladesh has recognize in ?
1. 26 March 1971
2. 16 December 1971
3. 4 November 1972
4. Non of above
Q2 The Tin bigha corridor related with?
Q3 The length of the International border between India and Bangladesh
1. 4176 km
2. 4254 km
3. 4156 km
4. 4320 km
Q4 Land Boundary Agreement was signed by the India and Bangladesh