Transit

Rizvi for transit fee, 'not share of benefits'

Gowher Rizvi on Monday repeated his stand over the debated issue in reply to questions at a discussion on Indo-Bangladesh relationship.

Govt has to dispel confusion it created on transit

The Awami League-led government’s ministers and advisers are making contradictory statements on the question of Bangladesh providing transit to India, diplomatic and political observers said on Saturday.

No transit without Teesta treaty: Matia

Matia Chowdhury on Saturday said there would be no Transit deal with India without Teesta water-sharing treaty.

Transit sinks in Teesta waters

Dhaka, Delhi shelve major deals, sign minor ones as Mamata's U-turn on river sharing changes course of talks

Dhaka links Teesta with transit

Dhaka on Tuesday told Indian high commissioner that there would be no transit deal if the Teesta water sharing treaty was not signed as planned during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit.

Bangladesh may not sign 'letter of exchange' on transit

Bangladesh might not sign the 'letter of exchange' regarding transit for India as the Indian government has postponed the Teesta water sharing deal at the last moment.

Transit and trade - Part 2

ow that India and Bangladesh are seeking to establish a more constructive pattern of relationships they are, in a spirit of friendship, seeking to resolve some of the outstanding problems which I have identified earlier.

Transit on, but will take time

Finance minister AMA Muhith has said it is not possible to provide transit facility to India before next year as related work could not be completed.

Dhaka, Delhi to sign exchange of letter on transit during Manmohan’s visit

Instead of agreement, Bangladesh and India will now sign ‘exchange of letter’ agreeing to allow the use of Chittagong and Mongla seaports based on 1972 and ’80’s deals regarding the transit facilities.

Manmohan Singh's visit: High hope for trade

After a long wait, 61 Bangladeshi products on a negative list, mostly readymade garment items, are going to get duty-free access to India.

India to pay no tax, but charges for cargo traffic

India is not willing to pay taxes to Bangladesh for goods' movement from one part of India to another or to a third country through Bangladesh linking the Chittagong and Mongla seaports.

Rail, waterways first priority for transit

Gowher Rizvi has said the use of roads will have to wait until the infrastructure is upgraded to handle the enhanced traffic.

Nothing about transit to be finalized during Manmohan’s Dhaka visit

PM’s adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi today said nothing about the proposed transit facility to India would be finalized during the Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh’s visit to Dhaka early next month.

India unlikely to get road transit facility soon

Bangladesh is unlikely to sign with India a framework agreement on transit during Dr Manmohan Singh's Dhaka visit next month, highly placed sources said.

Transit for 3 Countries: Highest fees for road, lowest for waterways

A government panel on transit may suggest charging India, Nepal and Bhutan minimum transit fees between 2.5 cents and 7 cents a tonne for every kilometre of travel depending on the mode of transport.

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