NEW DELHI, Nov 24, 2024 (BSS) - Bangladesh has underlined the need for early conclusion of the Teesta agreement and other water-sharing treaties of common rivers as foreign secretaries of Bangladesh and India held a meeting at Hyderabad House here this afternoon. The foreign ministry statement said that the Bangladesh Foreign Secretary requested his counterpart to deepen and expand the people-to-people contacts and sought India's assistance in resolving Rohingya crisis. Bangladesh Foreign Secretary thanked the Government of India for inviting Bangladesh Prime Minister to attend the "G20 Leaders' Summit" as the only South Asian leader under India's G20 Presidency. Both the Foreign Secretaries expressed satisfaction over the existing bilateral relations and the progress made in the year 2023. Apart from bilateral issues, the both sides also exchanged views on sub-regional, regional and multilateral issues.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha November 24, 2023 19:18 UTC