22 agreements

Bangladesh, India sign 22 agreements, MoUs

MNA Editorial Desk: Bangladesh and India signed 22 agreements, including deals and memorandums of understanding (MoUs), in presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

Modi announced $4.5 billion line of credit to Bangladesh and both countries signed 22 pacts in different sectors in New Delhi, reported news agency.

The documents signed cover a host of issues including border posts, information exchange, nuclear power, science, technology, cyber security, electricity, energy and defence.

The defence MoUs will cover a whole of issues, including training of submariners, information sharing, cooperation between coast guards and information sharing between the two army chiefs.

“India has always stood for the prosperity of people of Bangladesh. We are long-standing partners. The fruits of our cooperation must benefit the people of both countries”, says PM Modi

Sheikh Hasina said, “We have agreed on the need for better connectivity. India is our most important neighbour.”

The Indian prime minister hoped for early agreement on Teesta water sharing.

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