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Tripura urged to name a road after Bangabandhu

Published : 12 Apr 2023 10:19 PM

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. ShahriarAlam requested the Chief Minister of Tripura, Prof. Dr. ManikSaha to name a road after Bangladesh's Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during a meeting on Wednesday in Agartala.

He also sought support of the Chief Minister for constructing a ‘Shaheed Minar’ in Agartala, the foreign ministry said.

The State Minster congratulated him on his recent assumption of office of Chief Minister of Tripura. 

He paid deep tribute to the people of Tripura for opening their home and hearts to the people of Bangladesh during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971.

They expressed satisfaction on the excellent bilateral relation that 

exists between the two countries.  

They discussed issues of mutual interests and concerns and agreed to promote close collaboration for augmenting the trade relations between Bangladesh and North East India particularly Tripura and people-to-people contact. 

They also reminiscenced historical linkage of the people of Bangladesh and Tripura. 

State Minister Alam stated that government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was working to take the India-Bangladesh connectivity to pre-1965 level for shared prosperity of the region.

He invited the Chief Minister to visit Bangladesh at a mutually convenient time.

The Chief Minister Dr. ManikSaha requested for expediting implementation of the ongoing connectivity initiatives particularly between Bangladesh and Tripura.

 He expressed his willingness to visit Bangladesh.

 NahimRazzaq, Member of Parliamentary Standing Committee for Foreign Affairs and Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner in Agartala accompanied the State Minister during the meeting.

Earlier, the State Minister visited the Tripura State Museum (Ujjayanta Palace) in Agartala.  

He left Agartala for Dhaka after meeting the Chief Minister.