DHAKA, MARCH 23
President Bidya Devi Bhandari held talks with her Bangladeshi counterpart Mohammad Abdul Hamid, on Monday night.
Also present in the meeting were Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Foreign Affairs Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul, Ambassador of Nepal to Bangladesh Bansidhar Mishra, and other high-ranking officials from both the countries.
After the meeting, President Bhandari attended the state banquet hosted by her Bangladeshi counterpart in her honour.
After the meeting, delegates from Nepal and Bangladesh signed four bilateral agreements -- Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on tourism cooperation, sanitary and phyto-sanitary cooperation, cultural exchange programme, and letter of exchange to designate Rohanpur-Singabad railway route as an additional transit route.
The agreements were signed in the presence of Presidents of Nepal and Bangladesh at Bangabhaban, official residence of the President of Bangladesh.
President Bhandari is paying a two-day state visit to Bangladesh and is scheduled to return home today.