Agreements/MOUs signed during PM’s visit to Bangladesh

(i) Framework Agreement on Cooperation for Development
The Framework Agreement on Cooperation for Development is a contemporary blueprint designed to encompass all forms and sectors of cooperation.

(ii) Protocol to the Agreement concerning the demarcation of the Land Boundary between India and Bangladesh and related matters.With this, both our countries have now demarcated the entire land boundary as well as resolved the status of enclaves and adversely possessed areas. worked out 24-hour access to the enclaves of Dahagram-Angarpota through the Tin Bigha Corridor.
The agreement clears the way for granting Indian citizenship to about 20,000 people living in 51 Bangladeshi enclaves (7,000 acres) in Indian territory and Bangladeshi citizenship to about 31,000 living in 111 Indian enclaves (about 17,000 acres) in Bangladesh territory.

(iii) Addendum to the MOU between India and Bangladesh to facilitate Overland Transit Traffic between Bangladesh and Nepal

(iv) Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in Renewable Energy

(v) Memorandum of Understanding on Conservation of the Sunderban

(vi) Protocol on Conservation of the Royal Bengal Tiger of the Sunderban

(vii) Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Fisheries

(viii) Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between Doordarshan and Bangladesh Television

(ix) Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between Jawaharlal Nehru University and Dhaka University

(x) Agreement of Cooperation between National Institute of Fashion Design (NIFT), India and BGMEA Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT), Bangladesh

"Relations between India and Bangladesh enjoy our highest priority. There is a national consensus in India that India must develop the best possible relations with Bangladesh" - Dr. Manmohan Singh
Both countries have decided to continue discussions to reach a mutually acceptable, fair and amicable arrangement for the sharing of the Teesta and Feni river waters.

With immediate effect, India will provide duty free access to the Indian market to 46 textile tariff lines as requested by Bangladesh.This will help bangladesh in resolving trade imbalance

A series of measures to improve border infrastructure have been taken. These will facilitate Bangladesh’s exports to India and provide it greater opening to India and other neighbouring countries. We are addressing issues relating to non-tariff barriers together with Bangladesh.

India will supply bulk power to Bangladesh by connecting our national grids. India will assist in the setting up of a 1320 megawatt joint venture power plant in Khulna.

Projects worth over 750 million US dollars under the 1 billion US dollar Line of Credit announced last year have been identified for implementation.

India conveyed to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina India’s deep appreciation for the cooperation rendered by Bangladesh in our joint fight against terrorism and insurgency. This has brought much needed stability to both of us, and to this region as a whole.

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