Minister Dr Dipu Moni and Adviser to PM Toufiq Imam had met Indian
Foreign Minister on their way to Colombo. They had discussed about the proposed
Dam on Borak River in India. Dipu Moni raised the issue and the concerns in Bangladesh
over the Tipaimukh dam.
response, Indian External Affairs minister stated that Bangladesh has nothing
to worry about as the Tipaimukh power project will not harm Bangladesh’s
as requested by Bangladesh, India offered technical expertise for dredging of
major rivers in Bangladesh. Additionally, India has also said they will help
convert Bangladesh’s rail tracks from metre gauge to broad gauge and also
manufacturing train coaches.
they agreed that they will facilitate for their exports to get multi-entry visa
Describing her talks with Indian
leaders 'successful', Dipu Moni said the objectives of her visit have been
She said the talks were 'friendly and
smooth' largely because the talking points prepared by both sides were mostly
common encompassing the entire gamut of bilateral relations.