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President for boosting Dhaka-Thimphu connectivity

Published : 09 May 2023 10:52 PM

President Mohammed Shahabuddin on Tuesday called for increasing connectivity between Bangladesh and Bhutan to utilize the two countries' existing potentials as Bhutanese ambassador in Dhaka RinchenKuentsyl paid a courtesy call on him at Bangabhaban in the capital.

President Shahabuddin said Bangladesh and Bhutan have an excellent bilateral ties and Bangladesh always attaches importance to the development of this relationship.

President's press secretary MdJoynal Abedin briefed journal ists after the meeting.

The bilateral relations between the two countries in different sectors, including the fields of trade and investment, would expand further in the days to come, the Head of State hoped.

During the meeting, the Bhutanese ambassador said a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on hydropower between Bangladesh and Bhutan will be signed soon.

"As a result, the cooperation between the two countries will expand further," the Bangabhaban spokesman quoted the Bhutanese envoy as saying in the meeting.

Secretaries concerned of the President's office were present.