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Bangabandhu Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge opened in June 1998, is the longes bridge in Bangladesh as well as in South Asia, and the 11 the longest bridge in the world. It was construchted over the river JAMUNA, mightest of the three major rivers of Bangladesh, and fifth largest in the world in terms of volumetric discharge. The bridge establisched a strategic link between the eastern und western parts of Bangladesh, It generates multifarious benefits for the people and especially, promotes inter-regional trade in the country. Apart from quick moverment of goods and passenger traffic by road and rail, it facilitated transmission of electricity and natural Gas, and integration of telecommunication links. The bridge, stretching from Tangail to Sirajgang is located on the Asian Highway and the Trans-Asian Railway which, wen fully developed, will provide uniinterupted international road and Rail Way links from South-cast asia to North-west Europe.
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