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‘Dhaka attaches highest importance to ties with Delhi’

Published : 26 Jan 2023 10:07 PM

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said the Bangladesh-India relationship has seen "transformative changes" reaching a new height with significant achievements through cooperation and collaboration.

"Bangladesh attaches the highest importance to its relations with India," he said while speaking at a reception at the 74th Republic Day of India.

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pranay Verma hosted the reception.

Momen said the relationship between the two countries led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi created opportunities for robust cooperation to achieve more together.

The foreign minister said there are huge untapped opportunities on the trade front for the countries.

He said Bangladesh and India have started a discussion on the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement which will bring benefits for the two countries.

He emphasised peace and stability in the region for further development to benefit all.