by Staff Correspondent in Dhaka;
Bangladesh has signed five deals with India for boosting mutual cooperation in the fields trade, information technology and disaster management.
The memoranda of understanding (MOUs) were signed after Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi discussed issues of mutual interests at the official talks in Dhaka on Saturday.
The Indian Prime Minister arrived in Dhaka to join Bangladesh’s golden jubilee celebration of its independence from Pakistan.
The two leaders witnessed the signing and exchange of documents among the officials of the two countries, Ihsanul Karim, the press secretary to Bangladeshi prime minister told reporters.
The deals were signed on disaster management, Resilience and Mitigation; cooperation between Bangladesh National Cadet Corps (BNCC) and National Cadet Corps of India (INCC); establishment of a Framework of Cooperation in the Area of Trade Remedial Measures; Supply of ICT equipment, courseware and reference books and training for Bangladesh-Bharot Digital Service & Employment and Training (BDSET) Center; Establishment of Sports facilities at Rajshahi College field and surrounding areas.
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami signed all the documents on his country’s behalf.