Bangladesh is set to donate 13 military vehicles to the Maldives during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming official visit.
Sheikh Hasina will arrive in the Maldives tomorrow for a two-day visit, according to Bangladeshi media outlets, and will be greeted at Velana International Airport by State Minister for Foreign Affairs Ahmed Khaleel.
According to Bangladeshi media, 13 military vehicles would be donated to the Maldives as a gesture of friendship between the two nations during the prime minister’s visit.
In addition, four agreements will be signed between the two nations during this visit. The four proposed instruments are Agreement on Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income, Agreement on the Transfer of Prisoners; renewal of the MoU in areas of Health Care and Medical Sciences, and the MoU on Cooperation in the Area of Youth and Sports Development. In addition, the MoU on Recruitment of Qualified Health Professionals will also be renewed between the two countries.
During her visit, Prime Minister Hasina will meet with President Solih, Vice President Faisal Naseem, Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Nasheed, and Chief Justice Ahmed Muthasim Adnan.
Furthermore, she is set to speak in the Maldivian parliament, People’s Majlis, on Thursday. She will also have virtual meetings with Bangladeshis living in the Maldives.