Buttressing Dhaka-Yangon relations

Boosting up Dhaka-Yangon ties in the field of trade and commerce has for long remained a promising prospect, though still untapped by either country. When it comes to the subject of expansion of Bangladesh’s trading horizon, Myanmar often figures prominently as a suitable trading partner.  And very appropriately so, given not only the geographic proximity […]

Import of natural gas and hydropower form Myanmar to India

One of the worst decisions of the BNP-led government in 2004 was the rejection of the Indian proposal to lay a gas pipeline from Myanmar to India through Bangladesh. This could enable us to share part of the gas and significantly reduce our dependence on the import of costly oil (and perhaps LNG) to meet […]