On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Vijay Diwas celebrated on 16th December, Global Counter Terrorism Council launched its ‘GCTC Bangladesh Chapter.’ The webinar started by celebrating the “Golden Jubilee Of December 16: Vijay Diwas.” Dr.Shekhar Dutt, followed by Dr.Kanwal Sibal gave their addresses and also shared their experiences of the 1971 war and future vision on India-Bangladesh relations.
and final session
was on “India-Bangladesh relations: foreign policy.”
This session witnessed the presence of speakers like Prof. Abdul Mannan
, Amb. Veena Sikri, Prof. Delwar Hossain, Prof. Sanjoy Hazarika
, and Shamim Chaudhary.
The session was chaired by Prof Chintamani Mahapatra
. Ambassador Sikri
praised the efforts of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Bangladesh strengthen its relations with South Asia and globally as well. Prof. Hossain emphasised the need for India and Bangladesh to work together and focus on the Rohingyas and their repatriation. Lastly, Prof. Mannan opined that relations between India and Bangladesh can be easily smoothened out if the problem of Teesta watering sharing and border killing issue is resolved.