Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Arrives India on 4-day visit


Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived New Delhi on Thursday on a four-day official visit. She visited the country at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and during her visit, a number of agreements are to be exchanged between the two sides.

This will be the second meeting of the two leaders following their earlier meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on September 27.

According to reports, during her interaction with the Indian Prime Minister, Hasina is likely to raise the Teesta water-sharing agreement and sharing of waters of other common rivers during their talks on October 5 here.

A framework for water-sharing of eight rivers may also be signed. The rivers include the Manu, Muhuri, Khowai, Feni, Gumti, Dharla, Dudhkumar and possibly Teesta.

Both the countries share as many as 54 common rivers among them.

Reports also say that from the Bangladeshi point of view, the Rohingya crisis and the National Register of Citizens of India may also feature prominently in the talks.

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