AL-BJP ties to be strengthened: Hanif

Dhaka, Tuesday, 23 October 2018

AL-BJP ties to be strengthened: Hanif

Poriborton Correspondent 5:20 pm, October 09, 2017

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AL-BJP ties to be strengthened: Hanif

Awami League (AL) Joint General Secretary Mahbub-Ul Alam Hanif said relations between the Awami League and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of India will be strengthened further. He said this while talking to journalists after a meeting with BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav in a city hotel on Monday. 

Hanif said, "Bangladesh has friendly relations with India for a long time. We have discussed ways to strengthen the friendly relations between the two parties."

During the meeting, they discussed different issues of common interest of Bangladesh and India. 

"It is urgent to maintain political stability for both Bangladesh and India to foster development activities. Similarly, we feel to cement bonds between the two parties to work together for the development of the two countries," Hanif added.

About the Rohingya issue, he said, "It is an internal problem of Myanmar. World community believes that solution to Rohingya crisis lies with Myanmar. Similarly, India wants that Myanmar acts towards resolving the Rohingya crisis."

AL Presidium member Lt Col (retd) Faruq Khan, Joint general secretary Dr Dipu Moni, Organizing Secretary Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, Cultural Affairs Secretary Ashim Kumar Ukil, Relief and Social Welfare Secretary Sujit Roy Nandi, International Affairs Secretary Shammi Ahmed, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam and State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid, among others, were present at the meeting. 

/MR/

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