Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will arrive in the capital Dhaka April 18 on a four-day visit, officials said on
A number of agreements on trade, taxation and agriculture are expected to be signed between Dhaka and Colombo during the visit of Rajapaksa, they added.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Export Promotion Bureau of Bangladesh and Export Development Board of Sri Lanka is likely to be signed between the two countries to introduce state-to-state trade.
Besides, a MoU between Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council and Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy is set to be signed during the visit of Sri Lanka president, the officials said.
A tax treaty, styled ‘Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion’ and another agreement on investment related issues, titled ‘Agreement on Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investment’ are expected to be signed between Dhaka and Colombo during the stay of Rajapaksa in Bangladesh.
BBN/SI/AD-22Mar11-1:00 am (BST)