Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to visit India on Thursday on four-day official visit

PTI Dhaka | Updated on October 02, 2019 Published on October 02, 2019

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will arrive in India to start her four-day official visit of the nation, during which she would hold talks with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and the two sides are likely to sign nearly a dozen agreements.

This would be Hasina’s first visit to New Delhi since parliamentary elections were held in Bangladesh and India.

Hasina and Modi will hold bilateral talks on October 5. She will also be the Chief Guest at the India Economic Summit, which is being organised by the World Economic Forum on October 3 and 4.

On Wednesday, Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen said that the two countries are expected to sign a dozen bilateral agreements in different areas, and the two prime ministers were also expected to review issues of sharing of water in common rivers (including Teesta) and the Rohingya crisis.

“All bilateral issues will be discussed during their meeting including...framework agreement over all trans-boundary rivers with Teesta, Indian cooperation on Rohingya repatriation and reducing border killing at zero,” he said.

Ties between India and Bangladesh have been on an upswing in the last few years.

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Published on October 02, 2019
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