The Chinese company has provided the contract for the construction of the new terminal at the M AG Uchmani International Airport in the Shrihat district of northeastern Bangladesh. According to the country’s foreign minister, AK Abdul Mameen, in the English daily Dhaka Tribune, the Beijing Urban Construction Group has been given the job because the company has proved its technical prowess and has given the lowest bid in the tender. Larsen and Tourbo, an Indian company, also participated in the tender.
According to an Indian security expert, if Chinese workers and laborers come together to build an airport in the immediate vicinity of the Northeast, it will increase India’s security concerns.
In response to a reporter’s question about the role of India’s ally Bangladesh in the conflict between India and China, the Bangladeshi Foreign Minister said, “India has not provided any diplomatic cover for the conflict.” And that is why no official comment has been made in Bangladesh. “