Prime Minister Hasina cancels her Pakistan visit; Myanmar refused to export electricity to Bangladesh
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  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina cancelled her visit to Pakistan during which she had to attend a D-8 summit in Islamabad.1 The Prime Minister’s international affairs adviser Gowher Rizvi will represent Sheikh Hasina at the D-8 summit to be held in Islamabad on November 22. 2

    In another development, according to reports, Myanmar, which had earlier showed interest to export electricity to Bangladesh, has now rejected the proposal saying that the country itself has been suffering from power shortage. At a two-day sixth meeting of the Bangladesh-Myanmar Joint Trade Commission that ended on November 12 in Dhaka, Myanmar has formally informed their decision. 3