DHAKA: External affairs minister S Jaishankar met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday. Hasina offered her country’s seaport, Chittagong to India, for use by Assam and Tripura.
This would lead to better connectivity between the two countries.
Jaishankar also invited Hasina to visit New Delhi. The invitation was extended on behalf of PM Narendra Modi.
“I conveyed (her) that we look forward to her visit to India at a time her convenience,” Jaishankar said, adding that a number of issues relating to bilateral ties as well as rational and global issues came up as he called on the Bangladesh premier.
“Thank Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her warm reception. Conveyed personal greetings of PM @narendramodi. Our bilateral relations are moving from strength to strength under the guidance of the two leaders,” Jaishankar tweeted.