jamuna news: Two prime ministers welcomed the signing of MoU on Use of Inland Waterways for Transportation of Bilateral Trade and Transit Cargoes between Bhutan and Bangladesh which will provide connectivity with Chittagong and Mongla ports.
Bangladesh and Bhutan will now get connected through Chittagong and Mongla ports that will open up further opportunities
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Bhutanese counterpart TsheringTobgay expressed such hope in a 26-point joint statement issued on Thursday.
At the invitation of her Bhutanese counterpart TsheringTobgay, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid a State Visit to Bhutan from April 18-20.
The two prime ministers
They also welcomed the proposed Trilateral Memorandum of Understanding between Bangladesh,
They hoped that this MoU could be signed on an occasion when leaders of all three countries will meet next.
The two leaders
The Bhutanese Priem Minister thanked Hasina for taking a number of measures, including
Bangladesh side also offered to export more products such
Bhutan side agreed to facilitate entry of these products into its market. They also agreed to further promote trade and investments between the two countries.
The two sides also exchanged views on cooperation in other regional and international fora including Bimstec, Saarc and the UN and noted the commonality of their views and positions on all major issues and agreed to continue to work together for greater peace,