The countries eye cooperation in diversified areas over the next 50 years, says Indian foreign secretary
Bangladesh and India have agreed in principle to accelerate the momentum that exists between two countries with an eye over the 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.
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Responding to a question, Shringla said the Rohingya issue is an important issue that was also discussed.
He said India shares a 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.
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami was also present at the briefing.