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India and Bangladesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for development of Sylhet city. It is a metropolitan city in northeastern Bangladesh. It had been a part of the former Assam province of India.

India and Bangladesh have signed MoU

India and Bangladesh Have Signed MoU

India and Bangladesh have signed MoU


  • Signing was follow-up of an earlier MoU. which was signed by two governments in April 2013 for implementation of sustainable development projects in socio economic sectors of Bangladesh.
  • Three projects construction of a five-storeyed Kindergarten & High School Building, a six-storeyed Cleaner Colony Building and Development of Dhupa Dighipar area.
  • India will carry out similar sustainable development projects for Rajshahi under a MoU signed recently in regard.
  • India also sanctioned an amount of Taka (currency of Bangladesh) 120 million for sustainable development of Khulna city. MoU will be signed shortly.

About Bangladesh

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  • It is Country in South Asia
  • Environment is quite healthy comprising six significantly different seasons.
  • Official languages: Bengali
  • Capital: Dhaka
  • Currency: Bangladeshi taka
  • Prime minister: Sheikh Hasina
  • President: Abdul Hamid
  • Industries: Cotton textiles, jute, garments, tea processing, paper Newsprint, cement, chemical fertilizer, light engineering, Sugar
  • Traditional Export Goods: Raw Jute, Jute Goods, Tea, Leather and Leather Products etc.
  • Half of Bangladesh’s population is composed of farmers.
  • Bangladesh has third largest Muslim population in world after Indonesia and Pakistan.
Bangladesh flag , location and details

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Bangladesh flag, location and details

- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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