Dhaka. India is celebrating the 50th Vijay Diwas 2020 today. Victory Day i.e. the Independence Day of the neighboring country Bangladesh. On this very day, 50 years ago, on December 16, 1971, due to the courage and prowess of the Indian Army, the Pakistan Army was disgraced and Bangladesh became an independent nation.
On this special occasion, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina reiterated her commitment to work closely with India and said that she would hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow (Thursday).
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In one of her addresses, Sheikh Hasina said that recalling the violence and cruelty perpetrated by the Pakistan Army, she said that it was a very difficult and horrible period. Now we will not allow the country to be divided on the basis of religion and creed. The country is now moving towards development and prosperity. We have to maintain communal harmony. Without it, it is impossible to walk the path of development.
Let it be known that on Thursday, PM Hasina and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the Digital Summit. During this time, nine agreements are expected to be signed between the two countries in various fields.
Sheikh Hasina and Modi will meet
Let me tell you that one day before Victory Day, i.e. on Tuesday, the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh A.K. Abdul Momen said there would be a digital summit between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and PM Narendra Modi on Thursday.
During this time, both the leaders will witness the reopening of the old railway line (Chilahati-Haldibari railway line) after 55 years. Explain that it was closed in 1965 during the Indo-Pakistani war. This railway line will connect Cooch Behar in India and Chilahati in Bangladesh.
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External Affairs Minister Momen said that during this meeting, 9 important MoUs in various fields will be signed between the two countries. These include issues such as water sharing, Covid-19 cooperation, border crossings, business imbalances, access routes and the Rohingya.
The summit will also discuss water sharing in shared rivers. Apart from this, the issue of seven major rivers Monu, Muhuri, Gomti, Dharala, Dudhkumar, Feni and Teesta flowing across the Dhaka border will also be discussed.