The visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India at a time when the globe is still reeling from the effects of Covid-19 and unrest in Europe is significant because both nations must work together to combat the effects of a slowing global economy.
The world is gradually heading towards recession, and economists are predicting gloomy times ahead. However, the harm from a slump could be reduced with careful planning. The Bangladesh prime minister’s visit at a moment of global socio-political turmoil emphasises the importance of making the most of the longstanding friendship between the two countries.
On the second day of Hasina’s four-day visit to India from September 5, seven memorandums of understanding were reportedly signed between Dhaka and New Delhi.
These related to:
1) The withdrawal of water from Kushiyara River by Bangladesh under Upper Surma-Kushiyara Project, Sylhet via Rahmipur.
2) Scientific cooperation between India’s Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and the Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.
3) Cooperation between the National Judicial Academy, Bhopal, and the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.
4) Cooperation between India’s Ministry of Railways and Bangladesh Railway for training Bangladesh Railway personnel at the training Institutes of Indian Railway.
5) Cooperation between India’s Ministry of Railways and Bangladesh Railway for collaboration for IT solutions for…