Foreign Secretary Bairagi calls on Bangladeshi Foreign Minister

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KATHMANDU — Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi paid a call on Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali at the latter’s office in Dhaka today.

During the call on, wide range of issues were discussed that included trade, transit, connectivity, energy, investment, culture, higher education and tourism, among others. Promoting cooperation under BBIN framework also figured during the discussion, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Both sides agreed to work together to enhance partnership and collaboration on mutually agreed areas with a view to further strengthening bilateral ties.

Earlier this morning, Foreign Secretary Mr. Bairagi had a bilateral meeting with Secretary of the Road Transport and Highways Division, Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges M. A. N. Siddique. The Secretaries focused their discussion on enhancing cooperation on transport and all modes of connectivity between the two countries.

Foreign Secretary Bairagi was accompanied by Prof. Dr. Chop Lal Bhushal, Ambassador of Nepal to Bangladesh, senior officials of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Commerce, Energy and the officials of the Embassy of Nepal in Dhaka. Mr. Baragi and his delegation is in Dhaka to attend the second round of Foreign Office Consultations between Nepal and Bangladesh, adds a released issued by the Ministry here today. RSS