Bangladesh-India relationship is more cordial, friendly and development-centric than any other time, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said yesterday.
"Friendly relations between the two neighbouring countries can ensure mutual development and solve unresolved issues more easily," said Quader.
The minister said this to reporters after Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das paid a courtesy call on him at his secretariat office yesterday, according to a press release.
Quader, also Awami League general secretary, said Bangladesh and India are tested friends and friendship between the two countries are tied with the bloodstained the Liberation War of 1971. The relationship of the two countries is advancing towards a newer level with the course of time, he added.
The minister said they have discussed the ongoing projects taken for the improvement of road infrastructure and enhancement capacity of public transport under Indian line of credit.
He extended his thanks to the high commissioner for her cooperation in taking ahead the road infrastructural development projects in Bangladesh.