Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Media Affairs Adviser Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury on Friday stressed on the need for a uniform visas and currencies for India and Bangladesh.
“We immediately need uniform visas and currencies like the European Union,” Sobhan Chowdhury said. He was in Agartala to attend a programme organized by the Ishwar Pathshala and Indo-Bangla Friendship Committee at Rabindra Satabarshiki Bhawan.
The media adviser to the PM said Indian states like Tripura has always been a good friend of Bangladesh and made special reference of the pro-active role Tripura had played in Bangladesh’s Liberation War.
“Sometimes, I have notice that efforts are being made by a section of people to contravene the bond between India and Bangladesh,” Sobhan Chowdhury said, adding that the amity between these two countries will remain as long as the history of our liberation is alive.
Chowdhury also conveyed gratitude to Tripura government on behalf of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the Indo-Bangla Maitree Udayn (Friendship Park) at Chottakhola.
Tripura Sports Minister Sahid Chowdhury, Agartala Municipal Corporation Mayor Dr Prafullajit Sinha and Tripura Legislative Assembly’s Deputy Speaker Pabitra Kar, among others, were present in the program.
It may be mentioned here that the Ishwar Pathshala has been modeled on the institution in Comilla and sponsored by its past pupils.