Indian High Commissioner’s meeting with the Prime Minister

Indian High Commissioner’s meeting with the Prime Minister
Indian High Commissioner’s meeting with the Prime Minister

India’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh Prannoy Verma paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

On Friday evening, the Indian High Commissioner met Sheikh Hasina at Ganobhaban, the official residence of the Prime Minister.

On this occasion, the Prime Minister said that the three development projects supported by India to be jointly inaugurated will bring welfare to the people of the sub-region as well as the people of both Bangladesh and India.

Sheikh Hasina said, ‘India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and I jointly launched three development projects on November 1. I hope these projects will benefit the people of both countries and the sub-region.’

The three projects are: 12.24 km Akhaura-Agartala cross-border rail link, Khulna-Mongla port rail line; and Unit-II of Maitri Super Thermal Power Plant.

Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim gave this information at the press briefing after the meeting.

The Prime Minister also thanked the Government of India and Narendra Modi for supporting the candidature of Saima Wazed as the new WHO Regional Director for the South East Asia region for a five-year term from 2024.

The election was held on November 1 and Sheikh Hasina’s daughter Saima Wazed Putul won by defeating the only candidate from Nepal.

In the meeting, the Prime Minister said that general elections are approaching in both the countries. Both countries should be aware of each other’s sensitivities.

In the meeting, they expressed satisfaction with the status of bilateral relations and economic cooperation between the two countries.

The meeting was attended by Ambassador-at-Large Mohammad Ziauddin and Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Mohammad Salahuddin.

The article is in Bengali

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