Prime Minister’s India visit might lead to inking 8 MOUs



Shahjahan Molla, Senior Correspondent, Barta24.com
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From New Delhi: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is coming to New Delhi on Thursday (Oct.3) on a four day official visit at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During her visit to India, three projects will be inaugurated; discussions about Rohingya repatriation, water sharing of Teesta will be held. There are also possibilities of signing 8 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Sheikh Hasina will attend a summit of World Economic Forum as the chief guest. This was confirmed from the sources of Indian External Affairs Ministry.  

In the first two days of Indian Economic Forum of World Economic Summit -2019 to be held at Hotel Taj Palace Sheikh Hasina will be the central figure.  

On the last day of the summit on October 4 at 3 P.M. (local time) Prime Minister will deliver her speech. She will speak about the influence of South Asia to increase regional relations and cooperation.  The radical changes and enormous development that have taken place in Bangladesh will also be depicted in her speech. The Prime Minister will highlight the surprise story how Bangladesh upgraded from LDC to middle income country describing the achievements and economic prosperity of the country. 

USA Commerce Minister Wilber S Ross, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Se Kit and many politicians, economists and successful trade circle stars will join the summit. 

There is a busy preparation in the Indian diplomatic circle and political arena in connection with the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasian.  

On October 3 Sheikh Hasina will join a reception and dinner at Bangladesh High Commission. Besides, she will hold a view exchange meeting with the leaders of three Indian Chamber of Commerce and Exchange on Friday (Oct. 4).

Next on Saturday (Oct. 5) at 10 in the morning she will hold meeting with her Indian counter part Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the historical Hyderabad house. In that meeting a number of MOUs will be signed. On the same day she will attend a lunch hosted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

In the afternoon Sheikh Hasina will meet Indian president Ramnath Kobind. In the morning Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar will meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The visiting Singaporean deputy Prime Minister Heng se will also meet Sheikh Hasina.

She will also hold meeting Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Sunday.  

The eminent film maker of India Shayam Benegal will meet Sheikh Hasina regarding filming a feature film on the life and works of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.