The foreign secretary-level talks between Bangladesh and India ended on Tuesday with both sides agreeing to revive joint mechanisms on border security and sharing of common waters. They issued a joint statement at the end of the talks.
Both sides see the need for facilitating trade and economic cooperation. They also signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institute (BSTI) to facilitate technical cooperation in the field of standardizations, certification, testing, measurement and quality assurance systems.
The two sides agreed to carry forward the engagement on implementation of the
cultural relations and regional cooperation.
Foreign Secretary of India Shivshankar Menon and Acting Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh Touhid Hossain led the delegation teams on behalf of their respective countries.
Amir Khasru has the details.