11 deals to be inked during PM’s Cambodia visit


PV Desk : Dhaka is due to sign 11 deals with Phnom Penh on civil aviation, ICT, fisheries, agriculture, trade and investment sectors during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s 3-day Cambodia visit beginning December 3.

The Premier will pay the official visit at the invitation of her Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen as Dhaka hopes the visit would help strengthen bilateral cooperation in the important sectors between the two Asian nations.

“This visit would contribute immensely to expanding cooperation in food, agriculture, fisheries, tourism and ICT…this would also add a new dimension to the existing bilateral ties between the two countries,” said Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali here today.

Ali told reporters that the prime minister would hold bilateral talks with her Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen during the visit to discuss bilateral issues focusing on trade and investment and cooperation in various sectors.

She will also call on King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni, Senate President and President of National Assembly besides joining a business dialogue as the chief guest. She will lay wreaths at the Independence Monument and the grave of late King of Cambodia Norodom Sinhanouk.

During the visit, the foreign minister said the two countries will name two important roads in their respective countries after the father of the nation of both the countries.