Minister for DoNER, Tourism, and Culture. Shri G. Kishan Reddy today called on Her Excellency Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina. He presented before her various possibilities for enhancing collaboration between Bangladesh with the North Eastern States of India. He expressed that better trade relations with the NER would bring about prosperity and opportunities for both nations.
Minister also brought to the notice of Her Excellency the need to further strengthen highlighted the need for enhancing border trade through various measures such as establishing and strengthening Border Haats, Integrated Check Points, and Land Customs Stations.
Shri Kishan Reddy also called on the PM to bolster multi-modal connectivity between Bangladesh and the North Eastern States. This would pave the way for collaborations across sectors and mutual growth and prosperity.
He presented before her various areas of collaboration such as energy, agriculture, tourism, etc, and requested the Hon’ble PM to consider further deliberations.
Later, Shri Kishan Reddy also addressed a CEOs’ conference in the presence of in presence of Her Excellency Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Ji and business leaders from both nations.
He said that the unprecedented focus of the Narendra Modi-led government on the development of NER has led to a favourable investment climate. The trade, investment and connectivity linkages between us are integral to our multi-faceted, he added.
Shri Reddy spoke on the tremendous potential for leisure tourism, medical tourism, education, and cultural exchanges that can further cement the relations between Bangladesh and the North Eastern States.
He impressed upon the business leaders to explore the untapped potential of NER in various sectors. He invited investors and business leaders and assured complete support from the government.
Minister expressed that Indo-Bangladesh relations have entered a golden chapter under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi and Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina ji.