Focus: GS-I Geography, GS-II International relations
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Bangladesh Foreign Minister said the contract for building an airport terminal at Sylhet was not awarded to an Indian firm because of a high bid and therefore, went to a Chinese firm.
- The construction of a new terminal at MAG Osmani International Airport at Sylhet had gone to BUCG (Beijing Urban Construction Group).
- The proximity of Sylhet to India’s northeast and a possible concentration of Chinese workers in the area has given rise to security concerns.
-Source: The Hindu