Monday, 2 October, 2023

Hasina, Modi agree to resolve outstanding bilateral issues through talks

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid emphasis on resolving the outstanding issues between India and Bangladesh through talks at the official level.

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said this during a media briefing about the outcome of the bilateral meeting between Modi and visting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

“The Prime Minister of India expressed his deep gratitude to the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her contribution in ensuring the existing peaceful situation in the North Eastern region of his country,” Momen said.

The bilateral meeting took place at the official residence of the Indian prime minister in New Delhi.

Momen said that both the prime ministers expressed satisfaction over the existing deep relationship between Bangladesh and India.

“And they agreed to take effective steps to further this relationship,” he said.

Hasina noted that after his successful state visit to New Delhi on 04-08 September last year, a lot of visible progress has been achieved in various areas of bilateral interest.

“Both the prime ministers expressed satisfaction for this,” the foreign minister said.

In the meeting, the Sheikh Hasina informed the Indian prime minister about the success achieved by Bangladesh in various socio-economic fields.

“The Prime Minister of India appreciated the strong leadership of the Prime Minister for the tremendous progress of Bangladesh,” Momen added.