Assam, Bangladesh to collaborate for a new high in mutual relations: Sonowal

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on February 26 said that riding on Act East Policy, Assam and Bangladesh should collaborate for a new high in their mutual relations.

Bangladesh high commissioner to India Muhammad Imran met chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Guwahati on February 26 and discussed a range of issues with bilateral interests.

During the discussion, the chief minister flagged issues concerning bilateral trade and commerce for the mutual interests of both Bangladesh and Assam.

Referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s thrust on Act East Policy which has ushered in a new possibility, Sonowal said that riding on this 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.

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