Deputy Chief Minister of Indian State Meghalaya Prestone Tynsong has appreciated Bangladesh's leadership in achieving progress in multiple sectors and has emphasised on further increasing bilateral trade for the welfare of both countries.
The deputy chief minister expressed his appreciation in a meeting with Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran today.
Prestone Tynsong proposed setting up a new "Border Hat" and land tariff station along the Bangladesh-Meghalaya international border as part of further expanding bilateral trade.
High Commissioner Imran is currently on a four-day official visit to two Indian states of Assam and Meghalaya to witness various important establishments built there under Bangladesh-India joint initiatives.
As part of his visit, the Bangladesh High Commissioner paid a courtesy call to the Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya at the latter's office.
Bangladesh's Assistant High Commissioner in Guwahati and first secretary to Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi were present at the meeting, said the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi.