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Dhaka, Beijing announce 7 outcomes, including FTA study

Diplomacy 2024-07-10, 11:20am


Bangladesh, China flags

Beijing, July 10 (UNB) - Bangladesh and China on Wednesday announced seven outcmes, including conclusion of joint feasibility study on Bangladesh-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

Other announced outcomes are commencement of negotiation on the optimisation of Bangladesh-China bilateral investment treaty; completion of the Modernization of Telecommunication Network for Digital Connectivity project; completion of trial run of the Single Point Mooring with Double Pipe Line project; commencement of  Rajshahi WASA Surface Water Treatment Plant; and signing of MoU between Shandong Agricultural University and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur; and the construction of Luban Workshop in Bangladesh.

The outcomes were announced after the delegation-level bilateral meeting led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Chiese Premier Li Qiang at the Great Hall of the People. 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is now visiting Beijing as part of her official visit at the invitation of Chinese premier Li Qiang. 

She will end her visit after holding a bilateral meeting with President Xi Jingping on Wednesday afternoon. - UNB