Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that she discussed the issues of water resources management including sharing of water of common rivers like Teesta, the Padma-Ganges Barrage Project and basin-wide management of common rivers. `I sincerely believe that we shall be able to get India’s support in resolving these issues expeditiously,' she said in her statement following the bilateral talks between Bangladesh and India at Hyderabad House in New Delhi Saturday. Following is her full statement Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim His Excellency the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Members of the Media, It is indeed a great pleasure to be in New Delhi again. India is certainly our most important neighbour and one of our key development partners. India made invaluable contribution in our War of Liberation for which we are deeply grateful. Today in the afternoon, we are happy to honour the martyrs of Indian Armed Forces who lost their lives for our war of liberation in 1971. We sought support of India in our efforts for recognition of ‘Genocide of 1971’ by the international community. India agreed to support us. India has attained commendable economic development and is fast emerging as a powerhouse in the areas of education, science, technology and innovation. Now Bangladesh economy is growing at an impressive rate of over 7%. We have also made significant advancement in most of the MDGs in particular health, education and poverty reduction. We both reiterated our strong commitment to make our borders peaceful and free from criminal activities. We also pledged ‘zero tolerance’ against terrorism and extremism. This morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and I had a productive meeting. We sat together to take our excellent bilateral relations to newer heig

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