PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina hold delegation-level talks; India, Bangladesh sign 5 MoUs. PM Modi & PM Sheikh Hasina discussed the progress achieved in areas of health, trade, connectivity, energy, developmental cooperation
NEW DELHI: India and Bangladesh on Saturday signed five MoUs covering a number
of areas of bilateral cooperation to further enhance ties during Prime
Minister Narendra Modi visit to Dhaka.
External affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India attaches the highest
priority to Bangladesh under its Neighbourhood First Policy.
“”PM Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina discussed the progress
achieved in areas of health, trade, connectivity, energy, developmental
cooperation and many more,” Arindam Bagchi said in a tweet.
Relationship going from strength to strength!
Prime Minister @narendramodi and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina discussed the progress achieved in areas of health, trade, connectivity, energy, developmental cooperation and many more. pic.twitter.com/3J1QjnKEcu
— Arindam Bagchi (@MEAIndia) March 27, 2021
Bangladesh Prime Minister also presented a gold and a silver coin released on
the occasion of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to PM
The Prime Minister, on the second day of his two-day visit to Bangladesh,
addressed the Matua community members after offering prayers at their temple
in Gopalganj’s Orakandi – the birthplace of Hindu mystic figure and
community’s spiritual guru Harichand Thakur.
“”Both India and Bangladesh want to see the world progressing through their own
progress. Both the nations want to see stability, love, and peace in the world
instead of instability, terror and unrest,” he said.
He also paid tribute at the Mausoleum of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in
Modi’s visit is taking place at a time Bangladesh is commemorating Mujib
Borsho, the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 50 years of the
country’s war of liberation. The two countries are also celebrating 50 years
of the establishment of diplomatic ties.