Seven Memorandums have been signed between India and Bangladesh in the areas of railways, science and technology, space technology and broadcasting among others.
he MoUs were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina. Hasina is on a four-day visit to India and held bilateral talks with Modi to review and further strengthen the relationship between both countries.
A statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has listed the MoUs signed between India and Bangladesh.
Apart from the above, the PMO also provided details about the projects between the two countries that are yet to be announced/inaugurated. These included the unveiling of the Maitree power plant, inauguration of the Rupsha bridge and the Khulna Darshana railway line link project among others.
On Tuesday, Prime Minister Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina issued a joint statement. Modi said that both India and Bangladesh have decided to extend cooperation in various sectors including IT, space and
Modi added that talks were also underway between the countries on power transmission lines.
Sheikh Hasina, on the other hand, said that India and Bangladesh have resolved many outstanding issues and all such issues, including the Teesta water-sharing treaty, will be concluded soon. She pointed out that India is the most important and closest neighbour of Bangladesh and the bilateral relations between the two countries were known to be role models for neighbourhood diplomacy.