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India, B'desh to combat terrorism through proper flow of information

Updated: Aug 17, 2016 14:17 IST

New Delhi, Aug. 17 (ANI): India and Bangladesh have resolved to combat terrorism through proper flow of information.

This came after the meeting between visiting Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasanul Haq Inu and his Indian counterpart M. Venkaiah Naidu.

Briefing the media after the meeting, Hasanul Haq Inu said the proper flow of information will defuse rumours, falsehood and distortion.

"That will have a better people's understanding to combat terrorism and that will help better understanding between the people of the two countries," Hasanul Haq Inu said.

"At the moment, for its domestic terrorist networks, we are looking at all the information.Whatever attacks are going on in Bangladesh are all sponsored by domestic terrorist networks," he added.

The Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting Minister said both sides have agreed on certain important matters.

"The meeting was very good and we think that we will cooperate in the field of information, cinema development in television networks, radio channels and other cultural exchanges so that the people of the two countries know each other," he added.

Hasanul Haq Inu said both sides have agreed to cooperate in film industry, television networks and radio networks.

"And in the meantime, Doordarshan and the Bangladesh Government television are in agreement for a joint move that will be coming very soon," Hasanul Haq Inu said.

"We have agreed to cooperate to develop a documentary on 1971 War of Liberation, where the Indian people and the Indian Government have a great role to play and 8,000 Indian soldiers laid their lives. So, we have agreed for a joint cooperation to develop a documentary on War of Liberation," he added.

The visiting Minister said India has agreed to assist Bangladesh in developing a feature film on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

"Our officers will sit and chalk out the road map on how to develop the grand movie film," he said. (ANI)