Dhaka, Phnom Penh sign 10 instruments

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MNA Business Desk: Bangladesh and Cambodia on Monday signed 10 instruments, including one agreement and nine (MoUs), aiming to enhance cooperation in various fields, including tourism, agriculture, civil aviation, ICT and technical education between the two countries.

The instruments were signed after the official bilateral talks between Bangladesh and Cambodia held at Peace Palace in Phnom Penh in the morning.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina led the Bangladesh side at the talks, while her Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen led his home side.

The agreement signed on Monday is on cooperation between the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and the Cambodian Chamber of Commerce.

In a joint address after the signing, Hasina and Hun said they hoped to deepen the relationship between the two countries.

The MoUs include cooperation in tourism, information and communication technology, institutional cooperation under the Joint Trade Council, collaboration in implementation of sustainable development goals, academic cooperation between the Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies and the International Relations Institute of Cambodia, collaboration in the preservation of war history, war monuments and war relics, cooperation in aquaculture and fisheries and labour and training and promotion of investment between  Bangladesh Investment Development Authority and the Council for the Development of Cambodia.