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Hasina, Modi agree to work together for the two nations

  • Published at 09:47 pm August 30th, 2018
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shake hands after their meeting on the sidelines of 4th Bimstec Summit in Nepal on Thursday, August 30, 2018 PID

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also expressed her gratitude to India for their support to Bangladesh from its Liberation War to development activities

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, during a meeting, has agreed to work together for the welfare of the people of the two countries.

PM's press secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the meeting held at Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza in Tahachal Marg.

"They both agreed to work together for the development of the fate of the people of the two neighbouring countries," said Ihsanul Karim.

He said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed her gratitude to India for its support to Bangladesh from its Liberation War to development activities. "We want to take this friendship to a newer height," the prime minister was quoted as saying.

Narendra Modi said both the countries want to help each other for their mutual benefit.

The two prime ministers hoped that Bimstec will go a long way in the economic development of its member countries through enhanced cooperation among themselves.

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Moazzem Ali, Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman and Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque were, among others, present from Bangladesh side.