4:34 pm - Friday October 18, 3833

India keen to develop Payra seaport

India has evinced keen interest to invest for developing the Payra seaport in Bangladesh in a move to further strengthen the existing ties between the two neighboring countries.

The interest was shown while Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla payra portpaid a curtsey call with Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan in his secretariat office here today, according to a press release.

During the meeting they discussed bilateral issues including seaports of Chittagong, Mongla, Ashuganj and Pangaon, costal shipping and “Maritime India Summit-2016”.

Shajahan Khan agreed to join summit in response to his Indian counterpart Nitin Gadkari’s invitation.