July 18, 2024

Moon Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said import of fuel oil from India through pipeline hopefully will start next year.

“Bangladesh wants to import oil from India through pipeline and hopefully it will be done in the next year,” she said.

The premier said this while Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly Biswajit Daimary called on her at her official residence Ganabhaban here.

Biswajit was leading a four-member delegation that is a part of 32-member MLAs from the North Eastern Indian States visiting Bangladesh.

Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed the reporters after the meeting.

The 130-km India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline (IBFPL) project aims to export oil products from India to Bangladesh.

The premier also said the border haats between Bangladesh and India in different parts of the two countries border line will resume its function as those were halted during the Covid-19 pandemic period.

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