Bangladesh, China agree to elevate their ties to strategic partnership


Posted on:15 Oct 2016 17:45:30

Bangladesh, China agree to elevate their ties to strategic partnership
15 October 2016 Current Affairs: Bangladesh and China have agreed to elevate their bilateral relations to “strategic partnership”. It was announced during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit Bangladesh. This is the first official state visit by Chinese head of state to Bangladesh in three decades since President Li Xiannian’s visit in March 1986.

Highlights  : The two countries also have agreed to jointly advance China’s One belt and road (OBOR) initiative. They also agreed to establish institutional cooperation in areas of maritime issues and counter-terrorism. 

They also agreed to increase high level exchanges and strategic communication between them. Both countries signed of 26 agreements on different sectors. Through these agreements consensus was reached to work together in trade and investment and other key areas such as infrastructure, energy and power, agriculture, ICT and transportation.

 


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