India has reiterated its support to Bangladesh’s candidacy for the WHO post

While paying a call to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday, Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami informed her about India’s support to Dhaka.

This was revealed by PM Hasina’s Deputy Press Secretary Hasan Jahid, according to the report.

Doraiswami also offered to support Bangladesh in increasing the capacity to distribute 30 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca.

The Indian High commissioner conveyed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s greetings to PM Hasina.

“Conveying PM@narendramodi's commitment to make Flag of IndiaFlag of Bangladesh ties truly transformative, HC @VDoraiswami called on Hon'ble PM, H.E. Sheikh Hasina today. Our fraternal ties rooted in shared sacrifice, equality & respect, derive strength from mutual trust & closest interaction among people,” said the official Twitter handle of the Indian embassy in Bangladesh.

According to the report, Hasina emphasized regional development and cooperation. She also remembered India’s role in Bangladesh’s Liberation War and building the war-ravaged country.

The two prime ministers are scheduled to hold a virtual meeting on December 17. They are expected to jointly inaugurate the Chilahati-Haldibari train link, which had been closed after the 1965 India-Pakistan war, along with some other projects.