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Indian Ambassador inaugurates two bridges


Dec 31, 2014

Indian Ambassador inaugurates two bridges-The Indian ambassador to Bhutan, Gautam Bambawale inaugurated two major bridges of Pantang and Rindeygang under Phangkhar Gewog in Zhemgang.

PantangZamThe bridges were constructed at the cost of about half a billion Ngultrum provided by the government of India.

Pantang Bridge over Mangdechu is 128 meters long with a load capacity of 70 tons. The bridge is expected to last for more than one hundred years.

The other bridge, Rindeyang, which is about 74.8 metres long, has a load capacity of 40 tons.RindeygangZam

These bridges now connects Gongphu-Panbang highway without much hurdles over big river of Mangdechu and Rindeygangchhu.

Gongphu-Pangbang highway now has three major bridges including Dasho Nishoka Bridge which was inaugurated last year by His Majesty the King.

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