India, Bangladesh sign 7 pacts during PM Hasina’s visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina wave to the waiting media before their delegation level talks in New Delhi, India, Sept 6, 2022. (PHOTO / AP)

NEW DELHI – India and Bangladesh on Tuesday signed seven agreements in various fields, including water resources, railways, space technology, judiciary, scientific and technological cooperation, and TV broadcasting.

The agreements were inked in New Delhi in the presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his visiting Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina.

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The Bangladeshi leader is in India on a four-day state visit.

The two PMs also jointly inaugurated various projects, including a power plant, a railway bridge and several railway line projects.

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Indian Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra told reporters that Modi and Hasina discussed on bilateral issues related to water, trade, economic ties, and regional and global issues.