Burma's Prime Minister Senior General Than Shwe left Dhaka for home Wednesday after a two-day state visit to Bangladesh. He was given a warm send-off at the Zia International Airport. Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia saw General Shwe and Madame Kyaing Kyaing off at the VVIP tarmac of the airport. Ministers, diplomats, chiefs of three services and senior civil and military officials were present.
Earlier,Bangladesh and Myanmar reached total understanding on road link between the two countries and decided to set up two task forces for studying technical and financial feasibilities in this regard. One agreement and a memorandum of understanding were also signed between the two countries yesterday following the formal talks between the two Prime Ministers. (For details please click on 1600UTC)