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India Bangladesh : Bilateral meet

India Bangladesh: Bilateral meet:

Recently, India’s External Affairs Minister visited Bangladesh for a bilateral meet.

  • This meeting comes ahead of the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Bangladesh scheduled in March 2021.
  • Earlier a 122-member contingent of the Bangladesh Armed Forces has participated in the 72nd Republic Day parade, commemorating 50 years of the 1971 India-Pakistan war that led to the liberation of Bangladesh.
  • This meeting comes ahead of the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Bangladesh scheduled in March 2021.
  • Earlier a 122-member contingent of the Bangladesh Armed Forces has participated in the 72nd Republic Day parade, commemorating 50 years of the 1971 India-Pakistan war that led to the liberation of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh’s Stand:

  • Resolution of Problems: Problems between neighbouring countries should be resolved through discussions and negotiations.
  • Need to focus on possible ways to materialise commitments and accommodate each other’s priorities in a mutually beneficial manner.
  • Bangladesh acknowledged the collaborative initiative of the two countries in implementing the vaccination programme against the ongoing pandemic.
  • Bangladesh is the largest recipient of 9 million doses of Made in India vaccine.
  • Both countries are committed to expanding their relationship in all dimensions, ranging from security, trade, transport and connectivity, culture, people-to-people ties, energy, joint development of our shared resources and defence.

India’s Stand:

  • Bangladesh has been on the United Nations (UN) Least Developed Countries list since 1975.
  • Bangladesh fulfilled all the criteria necessary for its elevation to a developing country in 2018.
  • Therefore the UN has recommended the graduation of Bangladesh from the category of Least Developed Country (LDC).
  • Once it receives the final recommendation, Bangladesh will formally graduate to the developing nation bracket in 2026.

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