Friendship pipeline is milestone achievement in BD-India cooperation: PM

Publish: 7:18 PM, March 18, 2023 | Update: 7:18:PM, March 18, 2023

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the inauguration of “India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline” is a milestone achievement in mutual cooperation for the development of the two friendly neighbours.

“I believe that the friendship pipeline is a milestone achievement in cooperation for the development between the two friendly countries,” she said.

The Prime Minister, from her official Ganabhaban residence, and her Indian Counterpart Narendra Modi, from India, jointly inaugurated the “India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline” by unveiling a plaque by pressing buttons through video-conferencing this afternoon.

After opening the pipeline, both the premiers hoped that it will play an effective role in expediting Bangladesh’s economy. They also stressed the need for enhancing connectivity between the two countries for mutual benefits.

Sheikh Hasina hoped that Bangladesh and India would jointly celebrate many such successes in the days to come.

“We will work together on the international stage… we will work together for the development of the peoples of our two friendly countries,” she said.

The Prime Minister hoped that Bangladesh-India relations will remain intact and be further strengthened in future.

Sheikh Hasina said, “The pipeline will play a significant role in protecting the energy security of our people and quicken the country’s development.”