‘Bangladesh gets priority among all its neighbours’

'Bangladesh gets priority among all its neighbours'
'Bangladesh gets priority among all its neighbours'

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said Bangladesh gets priority among all its neighbours as per its neighbourhood policy.

She said the relationship between Bangladesh and India is moving ahead in a faster pace.

The Minister also laid emphasis on investing in youth saying they are the future leaders of the two nations.

Sushma was addressing a programme after inauguration of the Chancery Complex of the Indian High Commission in Dhaka and 15 others uplift projects in Bangladesh funded by the government of India with the cost of Tk 71.64 crore.

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, Health Minister Mohammed Nasim, Environment and Forests Minister Anwar Hossain

Manju, Prime Minister’s Political Affairs Adviser HT Imam, Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla and Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque were also present on the occasion.

The Indian Minister is in Dhaka in less than 24 hours official visit.

She held 4th Joint Consultative Commission meeting on Sunday with her Bangladesh counterpart AH Mahmood Ali and reviewed the entire bilateral relationship between the two friendly neighbouring countries.

The Indian Minister is scheduled to leave Dhaka before 2:00 pm on Monday.