International desk, August 30: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi had a meeting here on Thursday and they agreed to work together for the welfare of the people of the two countries.PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the meeting held at Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza in Tahachal Marg, UNB reported.
“They both agreed to work together for the development of the fate of the people of the two neighbouring countries ,” said Ihsanul Karim.
He said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed her gratitude to India for their support to Bangladesh from its Liberation War to development activities. “We want to take this friendship to a newer height,” the Prime Minister was quoted as saying.
Narendra Modi said both the countries want to help each other for their mutual benefits.
The two Prime Ministers hoped that Bimstec will go a long way in economic development of its member countries through enhanced cooperation among themselves.
Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Moazzem Ali, Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman and Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque were, among others, from Bangladesh side.