Indian High Commissioner-designate Harsh Vardhan Shringla is to arrive in Dhaka on January 14, 2016, to take up his diplomatic assignment in Bangladesh.
A very wise man had said, “To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.”
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Land Boundary Agreement ratification, which has been unanimously passed by the Indian parliament, is a political and diplomatic success of the Awami League government.
At long last the last impediment to the implementation of the Land Boundary Agreement and the related Protocols has been removed.
The people living in the enclaves had no clear identity so far. They enjoyed none of the basic amenities and facilities such as schools, hospitals, etc.
THE unanimous passage of the Land Boundary Agreement Bill in both the Houses of the Indian Parliament is a historic development.
THE NDA government's 'neighbour first' policy received further boost in the recent past. From taking a lead in operationalising the rescue plan in Nepal to the passage of the long pending landmark Land Boundary Agreement (LBA), the signature determination of the government's intention to boost India's neighbourhood policy is apparent.
WE are happy to note that the Indian cabinet has cleared the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) Bill on Monday including Assam along with West Bengal, Tripura and Meghalaya as per the original accord.