Bangladesh will send 50,000 tons of fertilizer to Nepal
Sheikh Hasina has said Bangladesh will give 50,000 tons of fertilizer to Nepal.
The premier made
the commitment in talking to her Nepali counterpart KP Sharma Oli over the
phone on Tuesday 1 Sep afternoon. Ihsanul Karim, press secretary to the prime
minister, confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.
He said the Nepali
prime minister called Sheikh Hasina at 5pm on Tuesday, and the two prime
ministers spoke for around 20 minutes. During the conversation, Prime Minister
Sheikh Hasina also assured her Nepali counterpart of providing rail transit to
Nepal, UNB reports.
Two leaders for bolstering bilateral relations and cooperation in
The Nepali prime
minister expressed gratitude to his Bangladesh counterpart in this regard.
Ihsanul Karim said the two leaders put emphasis on further bolstering bilateral
relations and cooperation in different sectors.
They hoped that
the preferential trade agreement (PTA) between the two counties would be signed
to boost trade and commerce. Sheikh Hasina congratulated KP Sharma Oli for
successfully combating Covid-19 in his country, the PM’s press secretary added.