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Bangladesh to get Covid-19 vaccine from India on priority basis

Bangladesh will get Covid-19 vaccine from India on priority basis, if India is successful in this regard.

The decision came from the 6th Bangladesh-India Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting on Tuesday.
In the meeting, Bangladesh laid emphasis on early resolution of the Teesta water-sharing issue apart from resolving water sharing of other common rivers.

Bangladesh conveyed deep concern over deaths along the Bangladesh and India international border.

India and Bangladesh also discussed sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas to their place of origin in Rakhine State.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen led the Bangladesh side while Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar the Indian team at the virtual meeting.

This was the first JRC meeting in 10 years as the fifth one was held in New Delhi on February 8, 2019.