8th India Bangladesh Friendship Dialogue concluded with adoption of ‘Guwahati Declaration’
he 8th India-Bangladesh Friendship Dialogue, which started on July 2nd, concluded in the city today with adoption of the ‘Guwahati Declaration’ calling for overall growth - greater people-to-people and business-to-business contacts between the northeastern region of India and Bangladesh. This call came as part of the overall aim to ensure sustainable political goodwill and trust, economic growth and shared prosperity between the people of the two countries.
ing a vision document and research report on ‘NE India and Bangladesh: Borders as Prosperity Zones’ and organizing an India-Bangladesh business summit have been suggested in the eighth session. With an aim to ensure sustainable political goodwill and trust, economic growth and shared prosperity of the peoples of India and Bangladesh, the eighth iteration declares its conviction that ensuring greater people-to-people and business-to-business contacts between the North Eastern region of India and Bangladesh is crucial,” said the Declaration.
The Declaration stated that India and Bangladesh share a special bond which is “generic, granular and unbroken by sovereign boundaries of post-Westphalian republics”. The bond is sanctified by the blood of those martyrs who fought together for the glorious independence of Bangladesh in 1971.