RECENT VISIT OF THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER TO BANGLADESH
BILATERAL TIES - HIGHLIGHTS OF JOINT STATEMENT
Hon’ble Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signing the visitor’s book at the Bangabandhu Mausoleum Complex in Tungipara on March 27, 2021 in the presence of Hon’ble Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Recalling earlier discussions, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterated Bangladesh’s long-pending request for concluding the interim agreement on the sharing of the waters of the Teesta river. She underscored that to alleviate the sufferings and save the livelihoods of millions of people dependent on the Teesta river basin, it is necessary that Bangladesh receives its fair share of the Teesta waters, the draft agreement of which has already been agreed upon by both Governments in January 2011. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated India’s sincere commitment and continued efforts to conclude this agreement, in consultation with the relevant stakeholders.