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Call for improving ties between Dhaka and Delhi for prosperity
Staff Correspondent
Published : Wednesday, 3 December, 2014,  Time : 8:50 PM,  View Count : 23
Chittagong: Speakers at a seminar in the port city on Wednesday stressed the need for developing bilateral relations and regional communications for economic prosperity of Bangladesh and India.

The seminar titled, 'Bangladesh-India Connectivity: Opportunity and Challeges' was jointly organised by the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) and the High Commission of India held at a local hotel.

Road Transport and Bridge Minister Obaidul Kader was present as the chief guest.

M A Latif MP and Indian High Commissioner Pankaj Saran were present as special guests.

Mahbubul Alam, CCCI President presided over the seminar while Prof Moinul Islam of Chittagong University presented the keynote speech.

In his speech, Obaidul Kader stresses the need for building connectivity between people to people, partnership and diplomatic realtions for establishing a good relationship between Bangladesh and India.

Kader disclosed that an agreement for construction of tunnel in the river Karnaphuli would be signed very soon for better regional communications.

In his speech, Indian High Commissioner Pankaj Saran said the governments of both the nations are sincere to improve bilateral relations.

"India is always ready to maintain a brotherly relations with the neighbouring countries," he added. 

He also stressed the need for development of communication in the neighbouring nations.

The seminar was addressed, among others, by MA Latif MP, ML Debnath, President of Tripura Chamber, and Nurun Newaz Selim.

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