Five focus areas including trade, connectivity can further enhance Indo-Bangladesh ties: Goyal


PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 28-11-2021 14:23 IST | Created: 28-11-2021 14:17 IST
Five focus areas including trade, connectivity can further enhance Indo-Bangladesh ties: Goyal
Union Minister Piyush Goyal (File Photo) Image Credit: ANI
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Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday suggested five focus areas including trade, connectivity, health and tourism for further enhancing economic ties between India and Bangladesh.

He also said that Bangladesh is India's biggest trade partner in South Asia with a volume of over USD 10 billion of trade and both the countries are looking to advance the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA).

"I would like to suggest 5 focus areas for strengthening India-Bangladesh relationship: Trade, Technology, Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Health & Tourism,'' he said while addressing the Bangladesh International Investment Summit.

The minister added that efforts to further improve this connectivity is imperative for the expansion of bilateral trade and realisation of investment potential between Bangladesh and Eastern India.

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