CM calls for ‘aggressive engagement’ with B’desh

SHILLONG: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has underlined the need for aggressive engagement with neighbouring countries to resolve all the issues and differences that hinder bilateral trade.
Speaking to media persons on the sidelines of the inauguration of the Passport Seva Kendra in Shillong, Sangma said that engagements with neighbouring countries must be carried forward to resolve all issues and promote trade and commerce.
“We need to create a platform so that people from both India and Bangladesh can engage in trade and commerce,” he told reporters even as he advocated the use of inland waterways for fostering trade and commerce between the two neighbouring countries.
Reacting to a query about the proposed Shillong-Dhaka bus service, Sangma said that the proposal is in the right track and he is hopeful that the proposal would soon fructify. .
The Chief Minister also informed that the proposal for issuing visa on arrival to Bangladeshi tourists is being discussed at the moment

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