PM Modi and Sheikh Hasina will meet soon - Newztezz Online


Wednesday, September 30, 2020

PM Modi and Sheikh Hasina will meet soon

 Prime Minister is scheduled to be Narendra Modi and soon met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh. Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen gave this information on Tuesday. Keeping in mind the covid-19, the Prime Ministers of the two countries will meet on a digital platform. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will lead the party on behalf of India.

He said that this meeting of the two Prime Ministers will take place in December. The External Affairs Ministry said Jaishankar reiterated India's commitment to supply the Kovid-19 vaccine. External Affairs Minister Dr. Jaishankar directed the officials to expedite the exchange of necessary information about the third phase of vaccine trials, vaccine distribution and cogeneration in Bangladesh.

A high-level system will soon be set up to monitor India's funded development projects in Bangladesh. This information was given after the ministerial level digital meeting between the two countries. The meeting also reiterated the commitment to finalize the interim agreement on water sharing of Teesta River.

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar also called for giving priority to Neighborhood First policy. Along with this, the ministers of the two countries in the meeting also reiterated their commitment to finalize the interim agreement for the sharing of Teesta waters. He also underlined the need for early completion of the framework of the interim agreement on the sharing of waters of six other joint rivers Manu, Muhuri, Khowai, Gumti, Dharala and Dudhkumar.

In a joint statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs on the Rohingya issue, it said that the Bangladesh Foreign Minister emphasized that unless the problem is resolved quickly, there is a possibility that economic growth in a staunch section will, Will disrupt peace and stability and seek cooperation from India in resolving the crisis.

The joint statement said terrorism is a major threat to global peace and security and both sides vowed to end it. In the talks, the two ministers said that India and Bangladesh are two major economies in South Asia and that mutual benefit measures should be promoted to increase trade and investment between the two countries, including removing any barriers to trade.

In this regard, the Bangladeshi side informed that the process of selection of its director will be completed soon. The two ministers also discussed border management and security in the recently concluded 50th Director General Level Dialogue (DGLT) between the BSF and BGB in Dhaka.

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