Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina held bilateral discussions in New Delhi today and reviewed all aspects of bilateral relations and exchanged views on regional issues. India and Bangladesh exchanged seven agreements in areas including water resources, youth affairs, culture, education and coastal surveillance following the talks. Both leaders inaugurated three projects through video conferencing including one on import of bulk LPG from Bangladesh.
The other projects are the Vivekananda Bhavan at Ramakrishna Mission in Dhaka and the Bangladesh-India Professional Skill Development Institute, a facility to benefit small and medium enterprises at the Institute of Diploma Engineers. In his statement, Mr Modi said the two sides launched a total of 12 projects in the last one year, which reflects the intensity in ties between the two sides. Ms Hasina said ties have been on an upswing in the last few years including in areas of maritime security, civil nuclear energy and trade.