Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal met Assistant High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India Dr Shah Mohammad Tanvir Monsur on Friday.
The Chief Minister and the envoy vowed to strengthen the bilateral relations with increased people to people contact between Assam and Bangladesh.
During the meeting it was proposed that the two geographical entities can enter into Memorandum of Understanding between universities to facilitate educational exchange programmes.
Stating that the culture of Assam has had deep impact in enriching the cultures of Bangladesh, the Assistant High Commissioner said that both Assam and Bangladesh must go to help each other for the mutual benefits of both the geographical entities.
The Assistant High Commissioner also invited Chief Minister Sonowal to Bangladesh’s Vijoy Dibos (Victory Day) to commemorate the country’s liberation to be celebrated on December 16. Stressing on the increased volume of trade between Assam and Bangladesh, the meeting also discussed on the need to have a direct flight between Guwahati and Bangladesh.