Hasina, Modi jointly inaugurate three projects in Bangladesh
October 5th, 2019 at 3:14 pm
Hasina, Modi jointly inaugurate three projects in Bangladesh

Dhaka – Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated three Indian-funded development projects in Bangladesh.

The two leaders inaugurated the projects – setting up of Swami Vivekananda Bhaban at Ramkrisna Mission in Dhaka, vocational training institution in south-western Khulna ( Bangladesh-India Professional Skill Development Institute (BIPSDI) at the Institution of Diploma Engineers Bangladesh (IDEB), Khulna) and setting up of an LNG export-import facility to north-eastern India – through video conferencing after their bilateral meeting at Hyderabad Bhaban in New Delhi.

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is at the final leg of her four-day visit to India. She is expected to return home on Sunday.  

The two prime ministers also witnessed signing of seven documents to enhance cooperation between the next-door neighbors. Four of them are Memorandum of Understanding.

The two leaders expressed firm determination to take the existing bilateral relations between the two South Asian nations to a new height.

During the talks, Hasina and Modi discussed various issues of regional and bilateral benefits such as Rohingya crisis, water sharing of the Teesta river, security and balance of trade and commerce among others.

Hasina left Dhaka for New Delhi on Thursday on a four-day official visit, first of its kind, after her assumption to office for the third consecutive term earlier this year.

Her last official visit to New Delhi was in April 2017.

Hasina is scheduled to pay a courtesy call on Indian President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan.