Shri Rajnath Singh condemned the horrific terrorist attacks in Dhaka in July, 2016 and conveyed his deepest condolences. He assured Bangladesh of India’s fullest support and cooperation in its fight against terrorism, fundamentalism and radicalism. Shri Rajnath Singh said that the two countries have to be vigilant at all times and channelise efforts to defeat the terrorism and ensure peace, security and prosperity between the two countries.
During the talks, the two countries recalled Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Ms Sheikh Hasina’s address in the wake of terrorist attacks in Bangladesh, emphasizing the need to be united in the fight against terrorism and to be vigilant against the nefarious designs of destabilising elements in society, and appreciated various counter terrorism measures undertaken by the Government of Bangladesh to fight extremist and radical elements. The two sides agreed to further strengthen the ongoing cooperation between the security and investigative agencies of the two countries through a programme of training, capacity building, information exchanges, etc.