Bangladesh Agriculture Minister calls on President Mukherjee
Bangladesh Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury, who is currently in India to explore cooperation in the field of agriculture between the two nations, called on President Pranab Mukherjee.
During the meeting, Mukherjee said India and Bangladesh enjoy close and friendly relations, added that multifaceted cooperation between the two countries has further strengthened through a number of initiatives taken by both sides over the recent past.
Mukherjee further conveyed to the Agriculture Minister that India would be happy to extend every assistance possible to Bangladesh in the field of agriculture.
He expressed satisfaction over progress in India and Bangladesh relations in recent times and expressed warm appreciation for the Government of Bangladesh's efforts in this regard.
Mukherjee told Chowdhury that India is a natural and primary development partner of Bangladesh. India is happy to contribute and participate in Bangladesh's development.
He added that he was glad to meet her at this important period when the bilateral relationship is at an all time high.
He asked Chowdhury to convey his greetings to President Zillur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.