Cooperation in trade, inland waterways, health and agriculture sectors to top agenda
Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering arrived at the Prime Minister Office to hold bilateral talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina.
The meeting is aimed at increasing cooperation in trade, inland waterways, health and agriculture sectors between the two neighbouring countries.
On his arrival at the Prime Minister Office 10am, Sheikh Hasina received the Bhutanese Prime Minister at the Tiger Gate and then both leaders moved to the meeting room.
Both the leaders sat in tete-a-tete and then will sit for the bilateral meeting.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lead the Bangladesh side while her Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering the Bhutan side.
After the meeting, a number of bilateral instruments are expected to be signed by the two sides.
The bilateral instruments are cooperation on inland waterways for cargo transportation, cooperation in health and agriculture sectors and cooperation between the Public Administration Training Centers of the two countries for exchange of faculty members as well as training and capacity building.
Both the Prime Ministers will witness the signing ceremony.
After the meeting, Lotay Tshering will sign the visitors book. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will see him off.
Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering arrived here on Friday morning on a four-day official visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.