|Published : 17 Apr 2017, 17:59:31 | Updated : 17 Apr 2017, 18:29:22|
Hasina leaves for Thimphu Tuesday
BD, Bhutan to ink connectivity, 5 other deals
Bangladesh and Bhutan are set to sign six agreements of cooperation and memorandums of understanding including avoiding double taxation during the prime minister’s visit to the Himalayan nation.
A deal on connectivity will also be inked during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s three-day official visit to Bhutan. PM Hasina, who leaves Dhaka for Thimphu on Tuesday, will attend an international conference on Autism and Neodevelopmental Disorder (ANDO).
Disclosing the PM's schedule at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dhaka on Monday, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, however, said agreement on hydroelectric project is unlikely to be signed during the visit.
The agreements and MoUs expected to be signed are of water resource management, quality standardisation of agriculture and agricultural products, cultural cooperation, using of Bangladesh riverine route, quality control of product and land allotment for Bangladesh Mission office in Bhutan.