On Sunday, India and Bangladesh explored their cooperation in their partnership to develop areas of Artificial intelligence, Cyber Security, startups, and Fintech. They further aim to expand their ties in the railway sector along with cross-border river management and conservation.
India’s Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar met with his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen at the 7th Joint Consultative Commission meeting where the decision was taken.
Mr. Jaishankar said that the nations are looking forward to working together and taking ties to new domains in AI, cyber security, and startups. He further added that they are pleased to receive ICT Minister and had a good visit by the railway minister recently. The nations will focus on expanding their cooperation on the up-gradation of their railway system.
As part of this commitment to climate action, the management of their 54 rivers and their conservation, and their shared environmental responsibilities, particularly around the Sundarbans, will be the key focus of the nations to tackle together.
During the discussions, border management was also on the agenda as a key item. In order to keep the border safe, the nation’s Border Guarding Forces will continue to work together to combat trans-border crimes.