Modi's Dhaka visit | The Daily Star
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    PM Modi has kept his promise and cleared the long-pending LBA. Certainly there is need for progress on issues of water-sharing, especially on the Teesta river.

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  • The importance of seizing the moment

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  • Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed

    “There is still hope for a Teesta deal during this visit"

    Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed, Professor of International Relations at Dhaka University, talks to Nahela Nowshin of The Daily Star about contending issues between Bangladesh and India on the occasion of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh.

  • A 'watershed moment' for our bilateral ties

    One should not expect that we will be able to resolve all bilateral issues like water sharing of Teesta and other common rivers in one meeting but we should begin a comprehensive dialogue about the joint management of our rivers which are the lifeblood of our economy.

  • Potential turning point

    Following the unanimous passage of the Land Boundary Agreement by the Indian Parliament, there is widespread optimism amongst our people for a major breakthrough in our bilateral relationship with India including the signing of the treaty on Teesta water sharing during PM Modi's visit to Dhaka.

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