In the meeting of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Santiniketan today, the regional and international issues – from Teesta to Rohingya, from bilateral relations – all are getting place. The meeting has been increased from 50 minutes to 60 minutes. The meeting of the two Prime Ministers will be held from 1-5 minutes to 2-5 minutes. This information was found in the synthetic diplomatic and foreign ministry sources.
This meeting has been particularly important for economic and commercial relations between the two countries. Asked whether the next general election will be discussed in the next general election, the sources said that the issue will not be naturally in the agenda. Because, the national election of Bangladesh is the sole purpose of this country. There is no bilateral discussion on this. But there may be talk about elections with many topics in the conversation.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will also be on a stage with the Prime Minister of the two countries to convince Visva-Bharati. However, the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina could not confirm whether any meeting will be held with her until Thursday. A news report from the influential newspaper Anandabazar of West Bengal has said that in the bilateral talks between the two countries there are some issues with the Teesta agreement in which West Bengal’s role is very important. So, the possibility of Chief Minister Mamata’s participation in the meeting can not be ruled out. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the visit is going to be another milestone in the ongoing relations between the two countries, the former foreign secretary said. Waliur Rahman.
This morning, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to visit West Bengal of India. She is going to visit the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to attend the convocation of Visva Bharati University in Santiniketan. After joining the convocation, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh will inaugurate the Bangladesh building at Santiniketan. After this they will sit in this Bangladesh building. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be given Honorary Doctorate of Literature ‘DeLit’ degree from the poet Kazi Nazrul Islam University in Asansol on Saturday.
What is in the agenda: Foreign and diplomatic sources said, Sheikh Hasina-Narendra Modi’s meeting discussed the sharing of Teesta water, border management, Rohingya crisis and strengthening the bilateral relations of the two friendly states and issues of regional and international joint interest.
The meeting may discuss the progress of Teesta water sharing agreement process. Negotiations with regard to the existing situation regarding the Teesta Agreement are less likely to go further.
Foreign Ministry sources said that the meeting is expected to discuss important issues regarding the Rohingya crisis. The issue of Rohingya crisis is being given more importance in the bilateral talks of Bangladesh. Because Rohingyas are considered to be important in accelerating reversal of Myanmar and India’s role in the permanent solution to the crisis. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina can call upon India to pressurize Rohingya for further international pressure on Myanmar.
India’s investment and economic cooperation are increasingly increasing in Bangladesh. India’s participation in the implementation of development projects is also increasing At the same time, the cooperation of joint cooperation in power, energy, communication and IT sector is increasing rapidly. In view of this, the top bilateral meetings are getting special place in economic and commercial cooperation.
The meeting will also focus on regional security and joint border management of the two countries. However, there is no possibility of signing a Memorandum of Understanding or Agreement in this bilateral meeting.
Former Foreign Secretary Waliur Rahman said about the meeting between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Narendra Modi that relations between Bangladesh and India are increasingly intensified. The relationship between the two countries, especially Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has reached a different height. In this situation, the meeting between them will be another milestone in relations between the two countries. He said, considering this, economic and trade cooperation and bilateral interest related matters will be preferred in this discussion. Apart from this, the Rohingya crisis will also be discussed.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to Bangladesh: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave her Hazrat Shahjalal Airport with her traveling companions and leave for Kolkata at a VVIP flight of Bangladesh Biman at 9am. After this, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose will arrive at the International Airport in Calcutta and go to Santiniketan from Bolpur in Birbhum district on helicopter from there.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend the convocation of Visva-Bharati at Santiniketan. There will be Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will arrive in Calcutta after a bilateral meeting with Indian Prime Minister Modi. He will visit Tagore of Jorasanko, a memorial of poet Rabindranath Tagore. In the evening, leaders of the Kolkata Chamber of Hotel Taj Bengal will call on him.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will return to Dhaka tomorrow night.
Bangladesh will give Rs 15 crore to Visva-Bharati: Calcutta’s delegation said that strict security measures were taken in Bolpur and Visva-Bharati around the arrival of the two Prime Ministers. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will remain in Santiniketan for 3 to 30 times during the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s departure after the inauguration of Bangladesh building. He will hold a meeting with the representatives of Visva-Bharati University and representatives of Bangladesh Hikishen at 3 pm during the Indian time. According to the Vishvabharati source, the government of Bangladesh will give the university an additional corpus fund of Rs 15 crore for the maintenance of the newly constructed Bangladesh building.
Meanwhile, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reached Viswabarti yesterday. On reaching there, he said, finding his big one to be together with the two Prime Ministers. He said, ‘I will come, come to my house, in my house.’
Education Minister: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid left Dhaka for Santiniketan on Thursday in West Bengal, India. He will attend the opening ceremony of ‘Bhaban Bhavan’ built at Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan.
Education Minister went there as a member of the Advance Team to oversee the overall preparation of the inauguration ceremony of ‘Bangladesh Bhashan’. Ministry of Education of the Ministry of Secondary and Higher Education. Sohrab Hossain and Chief Engineer of Education Engineering Department Dewan Md. Hanzala went to Santiniketan for the same purpose last Tuesday.