Indian Army Chief Gen. MM Naravane on Thursday handed over more than 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines to his Bangladeshi counterpart, Gen. Aziz Ahmed, who thanked India for its commendable cooperation in helping his country fight the coronavirus pandemic.
General Naravane is visiting Dhaka at the invitation of his General Ahmed. The visit comes less than two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to the neighboring country.
During their meeting, the two generals discussed issues related to the good relations between the armed forces of the two countries and mutual cooperation in the future, reported the Dhaka Tribune.
The issues related to the implementation of the Border Roads Organization, the training of army pilots, the exchange of defense experts and trainers, the mutual defense cooperation were discussed. , did he declare.
General Naravane handed over 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Bangladesh Gen Ahmed. General Aziz expressed gratitude for India’s laudable cooperation in helping Dhaka fight the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the report.
General Aziz hoped India would support Bangladesh in resolving the Rohingya crisis.
Previously, General Naravane paid tribute to the heroes who died in the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971 after arriving in the country for a five-day visit to further strengthen the close and brotherly ties between the armed forces of the two nations.
The year 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between India and Bangladesh, the liberation of Bangladesh from Pakistan and the centenary of the birth of “Bangabandhu” Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.