China, Bangladesh upgrade ties to strategic partnership of cooperation:
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held bilateral talks after Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday and, the two sides have agreed to upgrade their bilateral ties to a strategic partnership of cooperation.
A joint statement issued by the two sides said that the visit has ushered the traditional friendship betweenChina and Bangladesh into a new era and bears significant historical importance to the bilateral relationship, reports Xinhua.
It said that the two sides agreed to enhance high-level exchanges, maintain frequent contacts between leaders of the two countries on the sidelines of multilateral fora, strengthening exchanges and cooperation at various levels between the two governments, legislative bodies, political parties, and peoples to deepen mutual trust at all levels.
They have also agreed to enhance the alignment of the development strategies of the two countries, fully tap the potentials of cooperation in various areas, work on “the Belt and Road Initiative” so as to realize sustainable development and common prosperity of the two countries.