Mentioning that Bangladesh is developing Syedpur Airport as a regional airport, the prime minister said, "Neighboring countries including Nepal can use the airport."

During the meeting, both sides expressed their eagerness to consolidate further relations between the two countries alongside strengthening bilateral cooperation on business and trade for mutual benefits.

Expressing her gratitude to the leadership and the people of Nepal for supporting Bangladesh during the Liberation War in 1971, Sheikh Hasina said her government attaches great importance to maintaining good relations with neighboring countries, including Nepal.

The prime minister expressed satisfaction that the delegation visited Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi, Bangladesh Parliament and went to Tungipara through the much-cherished iconic Padma Bridge.

At the outset, the Nepalese delegation thanked the government of Bangladesh for arranging an excellent program for them.

The delegation members expressed great satisfaction that Nepal and Bangladesh have been enjoying cordial relations over the years.

They mentioned that this year was very significant for both countries for celebrating the 50th year of establishing diplomatic relations.

They suggested that the countries could further consolidate their cooperation in sectors like power, hydroelectricity, tourism, education, ICT, connectivity and people to people contact.

They emphasized on high-level visits on a regular basis to strengthen the friendly ties.

The delegation appreciated the prime minister for her visionary leadership and the recent socio-economic development, which they termed as very impressive.

The Nepalese delegation included parliament members Chandtara Kumari, Deepak Prakash Bhatt, Dev Prasad Timalsena, Lila Devi Sitaula, Narad Muni Rana and Sarala Kumari Yadav.