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Strengthening India-Bangladesh Relations: Key Agreements and Strategic Talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina engaged in extensive discussions on June 22 to bolster cooperation across various sectors. The bilateral meeting resulted in the signing of significant agreements aimed at enhancing maritime ties, promoting the blue economy, and fostering digital partnerships.

PM Modi highlighted the importance of these collaborations, emphasizing their potential to benefit the youth and economies of both nations. Prime Minister Hasina reiterated Bangladesh’s strong ties with India, acknowledging India’s pivotal role during Bangladesh’s War of Liberation in 1971. Discussions also covered areas such as security, trade, connectivity, water sharing, and regional cooperation, underscoring mutual efforts towards bilateral progress and prosperity. This visit, the first incoming bilateral state visit since India’s recent elections, marks a significant milestone in the evolving friendship between India and Bangladesh.