AGARTALA, May 30 � To measure the implementation of joint declaration made by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, High Commissioners of both the countries will arrive here on June 5, official sources said here on Wednesday.
Bangladesh envoy Md Tariq A Karim and Indian envoy to Dhaka Pankaj Sharan will meet the State government officials to review the progress of the joint declaration announced at the high political level. Besides, they will also visit Sabroom where a bridge will be constructed on river Feni connecting Sabroom with Ramgarh in Bangladesh. Technical survey for constructing the bridge has already got under way.
A team of Joint Secretary level of both the countries will also arrive here on June 9. The 10-member team will also visit Sabroom and 13 more potential spots for bilateral trade, said Jitendra Chowdhury, Minister for Industries and Commerce.
The Centre had already approved a proposal setting up four border haats at Srinagar (Sabroom), Kamalpur (Dhalai), Raghna (Unokati) and Kamasagar (Sipahijala). Aiming to start bilateral trade through Sabroom, the Union government has already denotified the Sabroom Land Custom Station (LCS) which was abandoned in 1996.
Meanwhile, the Industries and Commerce Minister on Wednesday left for Dhaka to attend the Indo-Bangla Business Summit.
The two-day summit commences tomorrow. It is expected that Chowdhury will seek Bangladesh investment in Tripura in the two-day business summit. Besides Chowdhury, Ministers from Meghalaya, Assam and Aurnachal Pradesh will also attend the summit.