India assures Bangladesh help in field of atomic energy

New Delhi: India has assured Bangladesh that it will provide all the help in various sectors of science and technology, including in the field of atomic energy.

India’s assurance came at bilateral talks for cooperation in fields of science, technology, oceanography, earth sciences and atomic energy among others held here on Tuesday.

It is learnt that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given instructions to extend every kind of help as asked by Bangladesh.

Detailed discussions were held when the visiting Bangladeshi delegation led by its Minister for Science and Technology Yafes Osman met his Indian counterpart Dr Harsh Vardhan.

Earlier, Dr Harsh Vardhan said that India and Bangladesh share a common cultural heritage and a special relation and both the countries should identify various areas for cooperation in the field of oceanography, earth sciences, in the field of water treatment for arsenic or in any other field for the benefit of people of that country.

Osman said the recent resolution of boundary issue between the two countries shows the kind of extra ordinary friendly relations between the two countries, its leaders and its people.