Bangladesh will remain patient about the Teesta river deal, thanks to assurance from Indian PM Narendra Modi, despite the uncertainty created by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

 

Coming down heavily on BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for her comments that the government has sold the country by signing agreements with India, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said here yesterday that whatever deals the two countries inked are for the overall welfare of the people and the region.

 

Indian businesses have signed agreements and memoranda of understanding with their Bangladesh peers to invest $10 billion in power, energy, logistics, education and medical sectors.

 

Former Indian deputy prime minister LK Advani has sought Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's help to fix his country's fraught relations with Pakistan.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today stressed friendly relationship among South Asian nations to free the region from poverty and ensure prosperity of teeming millions as she was accorded a reception by India Foundation at the fag-end of her four-day New Delhi visit.

 

Indian National Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi has praised Bangladesh Government's 'stern actions' against terrorism, saying this menace should be tackled with 'iron fist'.

 

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee praised Sheikh Hasina's constant efforts to take forward Bangladesh and establish the relations between the two countries on a solid foundation.

 

In a mega event on Saturday Bangladesh launched a process of honouring the Indian soldiers who embraced martyrdom in Bangladesh’s War of Liberation in 1971.

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