Hasina and Modi also relaunched a trans-border rail route between Chilahati in Bangladesh and West Bengal's Haldibari, which has been inoperative for almost 55 years.
From rail and air to road connectivity, New Delhi is all set to throw open the doors for easier movement of people and cargo between India and Bangladesh.
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says India will be a major strategic partner when the UK begins to look towards the Indo-Pacific region.
In exclusive interview to ThePrint, India’s Ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu said both countries have reiterated their commitment to cooperation in Indo-Pacific region.
The meeting with PM Modi came a day after UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab held talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.
New Delhi and Dhaka will also look at strengthening connectivity between Bangladesh and the northeastern states, says Vikram Doraiswami, the Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh.
Addressing a press conference after India-UK talks, External Affairs Minister Jaishankar said the acceptance was symbolic of a new era in ties between the two countries.
Dominic Raab confirmed UK PM Boris Johnson will accept Narendra Modi’s invite to be chief guest at next month’s Republic Day celebration.
Addressing UN's session on Covid, Vikas Swarup said the ongoing crisis had 'laid bare' the gaps that exist in global cooperation & governance structures of multilateral organisations.
The MEA said India's proposal to hold 'Chabahar Day' on the sidelines of the International Maritime Summit in January 2021 was also welcomed at the meeting.