CM Sonowal and Bangladesh Envoy hold talk on issues of mutual interests
GUWAHATI: Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran met Chief Minister SarbanandaSonowal at the latter’s official residence here on Friday and talked on a range of issues with bilateral interests.
During the discussion, Sonowal flagged issues concerning bilateral trade and commerce for the mutual interests of both Bangladesh and Assam. Sonowal while highlighting the areas like agriculture, agricultural products, information technology, textile etc. said that both Assam and Bangladesh should work to explore markets in their respective territories for mutual benefits.
The CM also said that since Assam is a next-door neighbour to Bangladesh, there should be frequent exchange programmes between both geographical entities. He, therefore, advocated for the improvement of connectivity between Assam and Bangladesh through waterways, airways and roadways.
Sonowal said that riding on Act East Policy Assam and Bangladesh should collaborate for a new high in their mutual relations.
Bangladesh Envoy Imran said that his country is very eager to have more trade and cultural ties with Assam. He also emphasized on restrengthening import and export between Assam and Bangladesh with cooperative collaborations.