Left Menu
Development News Edition

India, Bangladesh hold discussions on joint study for proposed CEPA

India and Bangladesh on Thursday held extensive discussions on a joint study for the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), a proposed free trade agreement aimed at promoting two-way commerce and investments between the neighboring countries.


India, Bangladesh hold discussions on joint study for proposed CEPA
Representative image. Image Credit: ANI

India and Bangladesh on Thursday held extensive discussions on a joint study for the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), a proposed free trade agreement aimed at promoting two-way commerce and investments between the neighboring countries. The discussion in this regard was held during a two-day long Commerce Secretary Level Meeting which concluded here on Thursday. The Indian delegation was led by Commerce Secretary Anup Wadhawan, while the Bangladeshi delegation was led by Secretary, Bangladesh Ministry of Commerce Jafar Uddin.

"Both sides held extensive discussions on a variety of issues of mutual interest, like Border Haats, joint study for the proposed Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, India-Bangladesh CEOs' Forum, sharing of trade data, regional connectivity initiatives, harmonization of standards, upgradation of border trading infrastructure and facilitation of business visas," the Commerce Ministry said in a statement. The meeting was preceded by the 12th meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) on Trade, at the level of Additional Secretaries of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India and Ministry of Commerce, Bangladesh on January 13 and January 14 in New Delhi.

Technical discussions were held in detail on various areas of mutual interest in trade and commerce during the JWG meeting. It was agreed that the next meetings of the Commerce Secretaries and the JWG will be held in Bangladesh, at mutually convenient dates.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.


TRENDING

OPINION/BLOG/INTERVIEW

From home to healthcare, here are Robotic innovations transforming lives

Lovot is equipped with more than 50 sensors such as thermography, microphone array, obstacle detection, and touch sensor to generate motion and emotions in real-time....

Translating words to deeds: Achieving gender parity in access to financial resources

... ...

SDG13: How you can reduce global warming by changing your food habits

The mega narratives of various international organizations give the impression that fighting global warming is only a job of government agencies. However, the European Investment Bank EIB has designed a questionnaire which besides making th...

SDG2030: Challenges of technological applications in advancing Global Goals

Application of contemporary and future information technologies may go milestones in advancing sustainable development goals SDGs provided the challenges are overcome and implementation is ensured....

Videos

Latest News

Pompeo meets Juan Guaido, hails his 'tireless efforts to restore democracy in Venezuela'

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo on Monday local time met Venezuelas opposition leader Juan Guaido and termed his tireless efforts to restore democracy in the country as an inspiration. Honored to meet Interim President JGuaido at the 3rd...

UK to introduce tougher jail terms for convicted terrorists after London Bridge attack

Britain will introduce tougher jail sentences for convicted terrorists and will end early release as part of a series of measures to strengthen its response to terrorism, the government said on Tuesday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged ...

US Domestic News Roundup: Bloomberg vows to narrow wealth gap; Alaska volcano spews thick ash cloud and more

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs.Democrat Bloomberg vows to narrow wealth gap for black AmericansDemocratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Sunday pledged to narrow the wealth gap between black and white...

Japan may delay process for picking casino host cities - media

The Japanese government is considering delaying the process for selecting casino host cities amid a bribery scandal that has seen the arrest of a ruling-party lawmaker, the Asahi and other local media reported on Tuesday. The government had...

Give Feedback