We looked at the state of human rights in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka And found that in 2020: ❌ Critical voices were silenced ❌ Urgent questions were hushed ❌ Important protests were muzzled ❌ Violence against women and girls continued
A 14-year-old was about to be deported to Myanmar from India when authorities refused to admit her back. Meanwhile, she wants to be reunited with her parents in Bangladesh.
Maitri Setu is yet another landmark project that will improve the friendship between India and Bangladesh. Sectors like trade, tourism and port-led development will benefit due to Maitri Setu.
Spoke to PM Sheikh Hasina to greet her & the people of Bangladesh on the Holy Month of Ramzan. We discussed COVID-19 situation & ways India and Bangladesh can collaborate in the fight against it. Our relationship with Bangladesh will continue to be one of our highest priorities.