Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Saturday
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on SaturdayPID

Five Memorendum of Understandings (MoU) have been signed between Bangladesh and India following bilateral talks between prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Saturday. The two leaders also inaugurated seven development projects.

The meeting began around 5:40pm.

Before the formal talks, the two leaders also had a tete-a-tete for some time.

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UNB adds, the MoUs are: MoU on disaster management, resilience and mitigation, MoU between Bangladesh National Cadet Corps (BNCC) and National Cadet Corps of India (INCC) and MoU on the Establishment of a Framework of Cooperation in the Area of Trade Remedial Measures between Bangladesh and India.

Besides, a tripartite MoU on Supply of ICT equipment, courseware and reference books and training for Bangladesh-Bharat Digital Service and Employment and Training (BDSET) Centre and another tripartite MoU on Establishment of Sports facilities in Rajshahi College field and surrounding areas.

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi witnessed the MoU exchange ceremony after the bilateral talks between Bangladesh and India.

Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami and secretary to the ministry of disaster management and relief of Bangladesh Md Mohsin exchanged the MoU on Disaster Management, Resilience and Mitigation on behalf of the respective governments.

Director general of Bangladesh National Cadet Corps brigadier general Nahidul Islam Khan and high commissioner of India to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami exchanged the MoU between Bangladesh National Cadet Corps and National Cadet Corps of India.

The Indian high commissioner and commerce secretary Md Jafar Uddin exchanged the MoU on the Establishment of a Framework of Cooperation in the Area of Trade Remedial Measures between Bangladesh and India.

Senior secretary to the information and communication technology division of the posts, telecommunication and information technology ministry Bangladesh NM Zeaul Alam and Vikram K Doraiswami exchanged the MoU on Supply of ICT equipment, courseware and reference books and training for Bangladesh-Bharot Digital Service and Employment and Training (BDSET) Centre.

The Indian high commissioner and secretary of the secondary and higher education division of the ministry of education of Bangladesh Md Mahbub Hossain exchanged the MoU on Establishment of Sports Facilities in Rajshahi College field and surrounding areas" on behalf of their respective governments.

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