New York: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said during her Saturday’s exclusive meeting with her Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh they discussed matters on how to speedily resolve pending issues with the two next door neighbours.
Addressing a press conference later in the day at the United Nations in New York, Hasina said they at the meeting discussed various issues relating to bilateral interests and also the unresolved issues of the two countries to settle those quickly.
“Our (Bangladesh-India) relationship is fine and we want to continue that,” she told journalists.
Diplomatic sources said the two leaders discussed, among other issues, the much-hyped land boundary agreement, Teesta water sharing treaty and power purchase.
After the delegation-level talks on the sidelines of the 68th UNGA, Hasina and Manmohan had a 10-minute one-to-one meeting, aiming to solve the unsettled issues and maintain the existing excellent relationships between the two neighboring countries.
Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni, Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and other high officials from both sides were present during the delegation-level discussion.
Earlier, the Prime Minister also held a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak.