Dhaka, 9 Mar, Abnews: Newly elected Chief Minister of Indian State of Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday sought Bangladesh's cooperation for the development of the state.
"The newly-elected Tripura Chief Minister phoned the prime minister before his swearing-in ceremony this morning," PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told BSS.
“Biplab Deb sought cooperation of the Bangladesh government for the development of the Indian northeastern state,” he added.
In reply, the prime minister assured the Tripura CM of continued cooperation from Bangladesh. Sheikh Hasina also greeted the Tripura government and the people.
She also recalled with profound gratitude the cooperation and assistance the Tripura government had lend during War for Liberation in 1971.
The 48-year-old Biplab Dev was elected the Chief Minister of Tripura as his party BJP secured a landslide victory in the recently held election in the state.