Indian HC meets RCC Mayor, discusses bilateral issues



Staff Correspondent, Barta24.com
Indian High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das visits Varendra museum during her Rajshahi tour./Photo: Barta24.com

Indian High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das visits Varendra museum during her Rajshahi tour./Photo: Barta24.com

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Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das and Rajshahi City Corporation Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton reiterated the importance of further strengthening relations between Bangladesh and India.

Riva met Liton at Rajshahi Nagar Bhaban and discussed issues of mutual interest, according to the Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Monday.

She appreciated the work done by the Rajshahi City Corporation in the development of Rajshahi and making it a clean and green city.

The High Commissioner thanked the mayor for his support to the events organised by the Assistant High Commission of India in Rajshahi from time to time and informed him that the Indian side had chalked out a comprehensive programme for cultural exchanges between India and different parts of Bangladesh, including Rajshahi.

Both the Indian envoy and the RCC mayor expressed satisfaction that Indian-Bangladesh relations were going through a "Sonali Adhyay”.

The mayor thanked the High Commissioner for the Indian government’s support in carrying out projects relating to urban development of Rajshahi and expressed the hope to have more investments from India in Rajshahi city.

He emphasised further cooperation in infrastructure development projects, trade and commerce between the two sides as well as people-to-people linkages.

The High Commissioner also visited the Bangabandhu Corner at Rajshahi Nagar Bhaban and signed the visitors’ book.

She was accompanied by Sanjeev Kumar Bhati, Assistant High Commissioner of India in Rajshahi and Vishal Jyoti Das, Second Secretary (Visa & Consular), High Commission of India, Dhaka.