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 By: PRIYADARSHINI SIDDHARTHA REDDY
 
 CHAIRMAN BOARD OF EDITORS
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 06 October 2019
 

MODI & HASINA BOND INDIA & BANGLADESH INTO STRATEGIC BROTHERHOOD AGAINST TERRORISM


Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Hasina on 5 October 2019, Bonded India and Bangladesh into the Strategic Brotherhood against Terrorism and for the Economic Progress of Both the Nations.

INDIA & BANGLADESH BILATERAL TALKS ON 5 OCT 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Hasina held Bilateral Talks at New Delhi on 5 October 2019.

India and Bangladesh on Saturday 5 October 2019 signed seven pacts including one for setting up of a joint coastal surveillance systems.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held the most "productive and comprehensive" talks to further broad base the bilateral ties.

Hasina raised her concerns over roll out of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, an exercise carried out to identify genuine Indian citizens living in Assam and weed out illegal Bangladeshis.

Government sources said the Indian side conveyed to Hasina that publication of the NRC was a court-monitored process and the final scenario on the issue is yet to emerge.

The issue of Rohingya refugees also figured in the talks and the two prime ministers agreed on the need to expedite safe, speedy and sustainable repatriation of the displaced persons to their homes in the Rakhine state of Myanmar.

A joint statement said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated the zero-tolerance policy of the Bangladesh government against terrorism and commended Hasina for her resolute efforts to ensure peace, security and stability in the region.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterated their strong commitment to eliminate terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, and stressed that there can be no justification whatsoever for any act of terror.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina through video link, launched a project to import LPG from Bangladesh for distribution in the Northeastern states, inaugurated a Vivekananda Bhaban at Ramakrishna Mission in Dhaka and unveiled a skill development institute at Khulna.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that, "India accords priority to its ties with Bangladesh. The increasing cooperation between India and Bangladesh is a shining example of neighbourly relations for the entire world." 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the presence of the Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that the 5 October 2019 Bilateral talks will further energise bilateral ties. 

The joint statement said Hasina highlighted that the people of Bangladesh are awaiting early signing of the Teesta water sharing agreement which was agreed upon by both the governments in 2011.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed to Hasina that his government is working with all stakeholders in India for conclusion of the agreement at the earliest. 

The seven MoUs signed will provide deepening cooperation in areas of water resources, youth affairs, culture, education and coastal surveillance.

Government sources called the MoU on cooperation in coastal surveillance radar system as significant for regional maritime security. India is expected to set up nearly two dozen coastal surveillance radar stations under the pact.

Another MoU will facilitate use of Chattogram and Mongla ports for movement of goods to and from India. A separate MoU will provide for withdrawal of 1.82 cusec of water from Feni river of Bangladesh for drinking purpose of the people of Sabroom town of Tripura.

The joint statement said the two prime ministers held productive and comprehensive talks and agreed to fully utilise opportunities for advancing mutually beneficial ties in both conventional and non-conventional areas, besides noting that the "irreversible partnership" enhances the legacy that started with the great war of liberation of Bangladesh.

In the talks, both leaders emphasised the importance of effective border management for ensuring a tranquil, stable and crime free border. "Towards this goal, the leaders directed their respective border forces to complete border fencing at all pending sectors at the international border between both the countries at the earliest."

"Both leaders also agreed that the loss of civilian lives at the border is a matter of concern and directed the border forces concerned to enhance coordinated measures to work toward bringing such border incidents down to zero."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Hasina also agreed to expedite commissioning of the joint study on the prospects of entering into a bilateral Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and Bangladesh.

Both leaders directed their officials to expedite the establishment of framework of cooperation in the area of trade remedial measures for cooperation and capacity building in this area, said the joint statement.


Two weeks after they met in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again assured Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the issue of the National Register of Citizens in Assam, officials said, after a meeting between the two in Delhi on Saturday.

They also discussed the fate of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, witnessed the exchange of seven MoUs, agreements in the areas of water-sharing, implementation of India’s Lines of Credit, a coastal surveillance system, as well as education, culture and youth. They inaugurated three projects, including one for the export of LPG cooking gas from Bangladesh to India.

“We think and have been assured that it is an internal matter of India. PM Modi has explained to PM Hasina how India intends to include everyone in the process. Our relations are the best of the best. But we will keep our eyes open to what we see as this proceeds.” 

 “We shouldn’t make a crisis out of nothing, and wait and see. We are keeping a watch.”

Concerns over the NRC were raised by Hasina, and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi explained that the NRC is a legal process that only relates to India, at present. “NRC is a court-mandated process, which is ongoing, and we will see as the situation emerges.”

According to the major agreements on river water issues, Bangladesh has agreed to allow India to withdraw 1.82 cusecs water from the Feni river for a drinking water supply project in Tripura. Procedural data for the use of two Bangladeshi ports for goods from India was also exchanges as the two sides committed to greater connectivity between the two countries.

No deal on rivers: However, India and Bangladesh failed to conclude a framework agreement to optimise the use of waters from six rivers including the Manu, Muhuri, Khowai, Gumti, Dharla and Dudhkumar, which has been discussed for several months.

According to a joint statement issued after the bilateral meeting, Prime Minister Narendar Modi and Hasina directed the officials to complete the six-river agreement as well as a feasibility study for the Ganga-Padma barrage project as part of an upgraded version of the 1996 Ganga Water Sharing treaty.

No progress was reported on the long pending Teesta water sharing agreement either, said the joint statement, but “Prime Minister Narendra Modi informed that his government is working with all stakeholders in India for conclusion of the Agreement soonest possible,” indicating that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has not withdrawn her opposition to the agreement.

Rohingya crisis: The other issue that came up during the talks was the plight of nearly a million Rohingya refugees who are currently staying in camps in Cox Bazaar. 

Hasina reportedly requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to use his “good relations” with the Myanmar government to facilitate the return of all the refugees, while appreciating the aid India has given to refugees in Bangladesh as well as 250 homes built for them in Myanmar.

When asked if Bangladesh was holding back Hindu Refugees from Rakhine state to send them back along with the majority Muslim Rohingya community, Bangladesh denied that they were holding anyone back.

“We have twice made facilities for Rohingyas to go back so we have not stopped anyone from going back whose citizenship has been verified [by Myanmar]. The border is open from our side and we want them to go back as soon as possible.”

During the meeting, Ms. Hasina also invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Bangladesh for the birth centenary celebrations of her father and the founder of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, next year, which he accepted.

Hasina was in Delhi for a four day visit to address the World Economic Forum India summit. 


FINISHLINE


Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Hasina on 5 October 2019, Bonded India and Bangladesh into the Strategic Brotherhood against Terrorism and for the Economic Progress of Both the Nations.

 
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