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Dhaka-Delhi to accelerate momentum; eye next 50 years diversified ties

Bangladesh and India have agreed to accelerate the momentum that exists between the countries with an eye on next 50 years of cooperation in diversified areas.

The two countries also laid emphasis on having enhanced connectivity, not just between Bangladesh and India but beyond the two countries to ensure broader economic benefits.

Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla shared the outcome of talks between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Saturday evening.

He said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina raised the Teesta issue while the Indian Prime Minister reiterated India’s commitment to that end.

Responding to a question, Shringla said the Rohingya issue is an important issue which was discussed.

He said India shares border with both Bangladesh and Myanmar and will continue to work for safe, speedy and sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar.

The Indian Foreign Secretary touched upon all areas of cooperation at the briefing at a city hotel that lasted till 8:30pm.

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami was also present.

Source: United News of Bangladesh