• Fri. Jul 19th, 2024

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh visited India for a bilateral meeting

Dr. Hasan Mahmud, Foreign Minister of Bangladesh had a bilateral meeting with Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister of India at the sideline of the 2nd BIMSTEC Foreign Ministers Retreat on 11 July 2024 in New Delhi, India.

Dr. Mahmud, at the beginning of the meeting, congratulated his counterpart for being reappointed as the External Affairs Minister of India.

During the meeting Dr. Mahmud requested Dr. Jaishankar for ensuring smooth supply of essential commodities including onions to Bangladesh. He appreciated India’s support and cooperation in power and energy sectors and thanked the Government of India for its decision to facilitate the first Trilateral power transaction from Nepal to Bangladesh, through the Indian grid.

Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister also discussed with his counterpart for sending a technical team for the conservation and management of the Teesta River.

Foreign Minister has sought India’s support in favour of Bangladesh’s bid for BRICS membership.

The Foreign Minister invited his Indian counterpart to attend the next meeting of the Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) to be held in Bangladesh. JCC is a bilateral mechanism between Bangladesh and India which discusses entire gamut of bilateral issues.

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