BANGLADESH Foreign Minister A.H. Mahmood Ali and his team recently met with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj and other Indian officials in New Delhi. A 36-point joint statement on the meeting, called `Joint Statement on the Third Meeting of the India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission,’ was issued on September 20. The statement referred to the Teesta and Feni River water sharing problems in its Article 24, and called for the finalisation of the Interim Agreement. Does it mean that the Teesta water agreement is not far? Read more

Courtesy: The Daily Star