Construction work on the China-backed Karnaphuli Multi-Channel Tunnel Project in southern Bangladesh is now well under way. The tunnel is seen as a key component in several projects related to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China’s ambitious international infrastructure development and trade facilitation programme. Once completed, the tunnel will connect the port city of Chittagong to the far side of the Karnaphuli river, the site of a new Chinese economic zone.
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