Meghalaya Deputy CM for increased trade with Bangladesh

Dhaka, Feb 25 (UNB) : Deputy Chief Minister of Indian State Meghalaya Prestone Tynsong has appreciated Bangladesh’s leadership for achieving progress in various sectors and laid emphasis on further increasing bilateral trade for the betterment of the two people.He proposed setting up new ‘Border Hat’ and land tariff station along the Bangladesh-Meghalaya international border line aimed at further expansion of bilateral trade.
The Deputy Chief Minister made the proposal during a meeting with Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran on Thursday.
High Commissioner Imran is now on a four-day official visit to two Indian States of Assam and Meghalaya to witness various important establishments built there under Bangladesh-India joint initiatives.
As part of his visit, the Bangladesh High Commissioner paid a courtesy call on Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya at the latter’s office.
Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner in Guwahati and first secretary to Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi were present at the meeting, said the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi.
During the meeting, the High Commissioner laid emphasis on different bilateral issues including further expansion of cooperation in various sectors between the two countries.
He said Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in various sectors during the last couple of years under the able Leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and
Bangladesh’s development especially in economic sector is being lauded by the international community.
The Bangladesh High Commissioner saw himself various activities of Dawki-Tamabil land tariff station on Wednesday.
He paid courtesy calls on Governor of Assam Jagadish Mukhi on Tuesday and Governor of Meghalaya Sattya Paul Malik on Wednesday.