Bangladesh-India Summit 2017

Mar 20, 2017

The twice-postponed visit of Bangladesh's Prime Minister to India has been set to take place from April 7 to 10. If media reports are anything to go by then one can assume that the much anticipated Teesta water deal would not be formalised even during this visit. While Bangladesh is made to wait on the Teesta accord, diplomatic sources inform that in preparation for the visit, more than two dozen agreements, MoUs and documents have been finalised for signing at the summit level meeting between the two prime ministers. Included among them are agreements for use of Chittagong and Mongla seaports “as part of greater connectivity under which India will get transit-transhipment facilities for transportation of goods through Bangladesh”. 


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Daily Star, March 20, 2017

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