Bangladesh Envoy Meets Orissa CM Naveen Patnaik
High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India Syed Muazzem Ali met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Secretariat here on Friday.
The Chief Minister said as the textiles sector is developed in Bangladesh, there is a lot of scope for investment in Odisha.
Besides, both agreed to cooperate for export of alumina and sponge iron from Odisha to Bangladesh. Both agreed to strengthen ties between the two regions.
Increased cooperation between the two regions in energy, food processing and tourism was also discussed. Ali conveyed the good wishes of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to the Chief Minister. He also invited Naveen to visit Bangladesh.
Among others, Chief Secretary AP Padhi, Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister Upendra Nath Behera and Principal Secretary in the Tourism Department Gagan Kumar Dhal were present.
Courtesy: New Indian Express, January 9, 2016
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