Tuesday 12 December 2017 ,
Tuesday 12 December 2017 ,
Latest News
  • Anti-diphtheria vaccination drive launched to save Rohingya kids
  • Dhaka opt to bowl against unchanged Rangpur in BPL final
  • BNP slams Joy for predicting AL victory in next polls
  • ‘999’ emergency services begin
  • NY blast suspect had no criminal record in Bangladesh: IGP
24 November, 2017 12:59:05 PM
Print

Bangladesh, Myanmar discuss trade, energy cooperation under BCIM

Independent Online Desk
Bangladesh, Myanmar discuss trade, energy cooperation under BCIM

Bangladesh and Myanmar have discussed ways to further strengthen cooperation in the areas of trade, energy and connectivity under Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) initiative.

The issues came up for discussion during a meeting between Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi at latter's office on Thursday.

They also discussed other issues of mutual cooperation, said an official.

During the meeting, they discussed strengthening bilateral relations and boosting cooperation between the two countries as well as the repatriation of displaced persons from Rakhine State, said the State Counsellor's Office.

Foreign Minister Ali also handed over three ambulances for Rakhine State as gift from the government of Bangladesh to the Union Minister of Social Welfare, Relief Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye at latter's Office in Nay Pyi Taw.

Dr Aye handed over a certificate of honour and gift to Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali.

Earlier, Bangladesh and Myanmar signed 'Arrangement' on return of displaced Myanmar persons sheltered in Bangladesh.

Foreign Minister A H Mahmood Ali and Union Minister Kyaw Tint Swe signed the instrument on behalf of their respective governments at the State Counsellor's Office on Thursday.

The 'Arrangement' stipulates that the return shall commence within two months.

A Joint Working Group will be established within three weeks of signing the 'Arrangement'. A specific bilateral instrument (physical arrangement) for repatriation will be concluded in a speedy manner. unb

SI

Comments

Poll
Today's Question »
Law minister Anisul Huq claims that the power of the Supreme Court has slightly increased following the gazette notification of the disciplinary rules for the lower court judges. Do you agree?
 Yes
 No
 No Comment
Yes 100.0%
No 0.0%
No Comment 0.0%
Video
More Bangladesh Stories
Myanmar working group to visit Dhaka Dec 19 A delegation of Myanmar working group will visit Bangladesh on December 19 to ascertain the modalities for execution of the bilateral deal signed between Dhaka and Naypyidaw for repatriation of forcibly displaced Rohingya people.…

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting