Bangladesh and Myanmmar to resolve bilateral issues, PM Sheikh Hasina invites Aung San Suu Kyi

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said the two leaders discussed outstanding issues between the two neighbouring countries.

By: ANI | Dhaka | Published:September 20, 2016 3:25 pm
Aung San Suu Kyi, sheikh hasina, bangladesh myanmmar, bangladesh news, world news Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina invited the Myanmar leader to visit Bangladesh, which Suu Kyi accepted. (Source: File/Reuters)

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Myanmar State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi had a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 71st United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at the New York where they agreed to resolve all bilateral issues through dialogues. After the meeting, Hasina’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said the two leaders discussed outstanding issues between the two neighbouring countries and agreed to resolve all bilateral issues through dialogues, reports the Dhaka Tribune.

During the meeting, the Hasina welcomed the Kofi Annan led commission for the Rakhine state on issues of Rohingya. She also reiterated her “zero tolerance” stance on terrorism and said Bangladesh soil will never be allowed for carrying out terrorist activities against any countries. She said Bangladesh has set an example of effective cooperation with its other neighbours in combating terrorism and violent extremism.

She invited the Myanmar leader to visit Bangladesh, which Suu Kyi accepted.