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Tripura urged to name a road after Bangabandhu

Update : 13 Apr 2023, 10:21

Bangladesh State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam requested Chief Minister of Tripura Prof. Dr. Manik Saha to name a road after Bangladesh's Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during a meeting on Wednesday in Agartala.

They also expressed satisfaction on the excellent bilateral relation that exists between the two countries.

Shahriar Alam, who visited Tripura, had a meeting with Chief Minister of Tripura, Prof. Manik Saha in Agartala on Wednesday. The State Minster congratulated him on his recent assumption of office of Chief Minister of Tripura.

The state minister paid deep tribute to the people of Tripura for opening their home and hearts to the people of Bangladesh during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. They also reminiscence historical linkage between the people of Bangladesh and Tripura.

He also sought support of the Chief Minister for constructing a ‘Shaheed Minar’ in Agartala.

During the meeting, State Minister Shahriar Alam stated that Government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was working to take the India-Bangladesh connectivity to pre-1965 level for shared prosperity of the region.

He also invited the Chief Minister to visit Bangladesh at a mutually convenient time.

Both dignitaries discussed issues of mutual interests and concerns and agreed to promote close collaboration for augmenting the trade relations between Bangladesh and northeast India, particularly Tripura, and people-to-people contact.

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