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Bhutanese PM at Sheikh Hasina's office for bilateral talks

Nayadiganta English Desk

13 April 2019,Saturday, 12:38

Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering has arrived at the Prime Minister's Office to hold bilateral talks with his Bangladeshi Counterpart Sheikh Hasina.

On his arrival, Sheikh Hasina received the Bhutanese prime minister and proceeded to the meeting room around 10am on Saturday.

The meeting is aimed at increasing cooperation in trade, inland waterways, health, and agriculture sectors between the two neighbouring countries, reports UNB.

Both the leaders sat in tete-a-tete and then will sit for the bilateral meeting.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lead the Bangladesh side while her Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering the Bhutan side.

After the meeting, a number of bilateral instruments are expected to be signed by the two countries.

The bilateral instruments include: cooperation on inland waterways for cargo transportation; cooperation in health and agriculture sectors; and cooperation between the Public Administration training centres of the two countries for exchange of faculty members as well as training and capacity building.

Both the prime ministers will witness the signing ceremony.

After the meeting, Lotay Tshering will sign the visitors book.

The Bhutanese premier arrived in Dhaka Friday morning on a four-day official visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.



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