S Jaishankar met the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, these issues were discussed in the 7th meeting of JCC

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External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar meets Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen

Highlights

  • 7th meeting of JCC between India-Bangladesh
  • S Jaishankar and Abdul Momen met
  • Discussion on many important issues including bilateral relations

India-Bangladesh JCC Meet: The 7th meeting of the Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) between India and Bangladesh was held in New Delhi on Sunday. The JCC is co-chaired by External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen. In the 7th round of the Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting between India and Bangladesh held in Delhi, S. Jaishankar said that today Bangladesh is our largest developing and trade partner in the region. We are happy that Bangladesh’s exports have doubled this year.

What did Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar say?

During the 7th meeting of JCC, External Affairs Minister of India S. Jaishankar said that we want to enhance our relations with Bangladesh in new areas which include AI, Cyber ​​Security, Startups, Fintech. We are working to upgrade the railway network between the two countries.

Bangladesh’s foreign minister said this

In an important meeting held in Delhi, Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen said that India is the nearest and most important neighbor of Bangladesh. Both countries have established an environment of security and stability in the region. India and Bangladesh have had strong relations in the last 50 years. But in the next 50 years these relations can be better, for this we are making joint efforts.

The focus was on these issues in the meeting

The JCC reviewed all aspects of bilateral relations including cooperation, border management and security, trade and investment, connectivity, energy, water resources, development partnership and regional and multilateral issues in the wake of COVID-19. The two neighboring countries share a 4,096 km long international border. Bangladesh and India are also members of SAARC, BIMSTEC and Commonwealth. Significantly, this was the first one-on-one meeting of the JCC since the onset of the Kovid-19 pandemic. Earlier it was conducted virtually in 2020.