Bangladesh, Nepal journalists to exchange visits soon: Inu, Karki

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today that to give momentum to increasing connectivity between Bangladesh and Nepal journalists' would visit each other's country, very soon.

"Connectivity is not only by land, it could be achieved through media connectivity and exchange", the minister told BSS, today.

The Bangladesh minister was talking to this correspondent following discussion with his Nepali counterpart, Surendra Kumar Karki, at the former's office at the Secretariat.

Echoing similar sentiments, Karki said that there was a lot in common between the two countries, including linguistic affinity and that it was important that the two countries increase their interaction further.

The ministers said that they had agreed, on principle, to exchange radio and television programs and news, regularly.

It was also mentioned that education cooperation was at an all-time high with 4,000 Nepalese students studying at different medical colleges of Bangladesh. "We aim to take the cooperation to a higher level", they said.

Karki was also all praise for the Bangladesh trained doctors and said "They play a crucial role in the health system of our country."

The Nepalese information minister was accompanied by the Nepalese Charge de Affairs to Bangladesh, Dhan Bahadur Oli and the minister's private secretary, Ram Chandra Basinet, while the Bangladesh information minister was also accompanied by his private secretary Dr Mahmood Hasan

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)