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Prime Minister of Burmas fruitful visit to Bangladesh started yesterday

Dhaka, April 5: Prime Minister of Burma General Khin Nyunt  arrived Dhaka at 11:30 a.m. yesterday for his three days official visit to Bangladesh.

He was received by Bangladesh Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia and her cabinet colleagues with 19 gun salutes and red carpet.

Later Burmese PM  called on Begum Khela Zia at her office and exchanged views on bilateral and international issues.

In the eve of his visit  three Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) were signed by both the sides. The MoUs are cooperation in farm sector, construction of link road between
Bangladesh and Burma and for waiving visa fees for diplomats and government officials, following the official talks between the two delegates of two  neighboring countries.

In the talks include taking step in line with the 1994 agreement on narcotics control to combat drug trafficking, hold quarterly consultations to sort out borders irritants, check cross border crimes and the issues on exchange of prisoners in the jails of both countries.

Today, Burmese General Prime Minister Khin Nyunt left
Dhaka for Chittagong, Bandarban and Coxs Bazar for visiting Export Processing Zone in Chittagong and paying homage to some Buddhist pagodas in Bandarban and Coxs Bazar.

He has also programs to watch foundation stone laying ceremony on construction of link road at Ramu township on the way to
Chittagong.

He will fly off for home tomorrow from
Chittagong. # 
               
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