As recently as July 22 and July 23, 718 Myanmar nationals had crossed over into Manipur because of ongoing clashes in Khampat in western Myanmar.
This comes less than two years after the two countries agreed in late 2021 to take measures to expand annual trade exchanges to $5 billion by 2023.
India expressed hope that the next national elections in Bangladesh would be held peacefully, but declined to comment on the issue of holding it under a caretaker government.
The writer says it is important that election bodies remain neutral for any credible election, as it is the only path to democratic transition.
He also stressed the need for both nations to continue to improve overall planning and scale up bilateral cooperation under the CPEC.
It is the Iranian foreign minister’s first bilateral visit to Pakistan.
The prime minister pointed out that Pakistan had fought three wars in the last 75 years, which resulted in more poverty and a lack of resources.
As a major power in South Asia, the administration of Indian PM Narendra Modi is stepping up efforts to heighten its involvement in the region through humanitarian assistance and…
Vice-premier He Lifeng would also hold meetings with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and President Dr Arif Alvi during the visit.
Sheikh Hasina said her government has a target to transform Bangladesh into a developed country by 2041.