India and Bangladesh
- August 21, 2020
- Posted by: OptimizeIAS Team
- Category: DPN Topics
The Indian Foreign Secretary called on Bangladeshi Prime Minister. Both sides discussed cooperation on several fronts amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
- India’s developmental assistance in Bangladesh as also the projects in the area of connectivity and power were discussed. Several of these projects, including the Rampal Maitree Power Plant, India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline, and rail links between Akhaura-Agartala and Chilahati-Haldibari and Khulna-Mongla rail line are expected to get completed next year.
- There were discussions relating to the cooperation in the areas of security, including fencing and joint efforts to prevent trans-border crimes. The issue of safe repatriation of internally displaced persons from the Rakhine state also came up for discussion