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Talks on to set agendas for BIMSTEC Summit

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MNA Business Desk: Foreign secretary level officials of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) member states held a pre-summit meeting in Kathmandu, Nepal. Chaired by Nepal Foreign Secretary Shankar Das Bairagi, foreign secretaries from the member countries are holding discussion to prepare the agendas for the 4th BIMSTEC Summit slated for August 30 and 31. The meeting will also prepare a draft for Kathmandu Declaration that will be endorsed by a ministerial-level meeting slated for Wednesday, reported news agency. Besides, the meeting will discuss issues related to clustering the areas of co-operation or downsizing ...

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PM returns today shortening Singapore visit

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MNA National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will return home today shortening her official visit to Singapore to stand beside the families of the victims of tragic plane crash at Kathmandu on Monday. PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim confirmed that the prime minister will return to Dhaka Tuesday afternoon by a regular flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines from Singapore. Sheikh Hasina, who arrived in Singapore on Sunday on a four-day official visit, was scheduled to return home on Wednesday. Meanwhile in a message to the nation, the prime minister said she will return home to stand beside the families of ...

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