Dec 04 2012 00:00 IST
In order to strengthen bilateral trade ties between India and Bangladesh, which is currently of special interest to both the countries, a three-day programme named 'India Trade Show' has been organised in Dhaka. India's trade secretary, S. R. Rao said that India stands committed to partnering Bangladesh in its developmental efforts. Bangladesh's trade minister, Ghulam Mohammad Quader said that the fair would promote the trade relations between entrepreneurs of both nations. India sees closer economic integration with Bangladesh as part of its Look East policy and also as a means of reducing the economic and political isolation of the seven eastern and northeastern states from the rest of the country.