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Bangladesh's Prime Minster, Sheikh Hasina, who is on a four-day visit to India, held wide ranging talks with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

The two sides also signed an agreement on civil nuclear cooperation under which India will help Bangladesh develop its civilian nuclear program.

He also said India and Bangladesh have already identified 17 projects including port development and other key infrastructure upgrade for the usage of Dollars 4.5 billion line of credit, which was among the largest done for any country bilaterally.

Modi assured the people of Bangladesh of India's "commitment and continuing efforts" to solve the vexed issue of sharing the waters of river Teesta, which has been opposed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

"Prime Minister Hasina requested Prime Minister Modi for conclusion of the Interim Agreement on Sharing of the Water of Teesta as agreed upon by both governments in January 2011", it stated.

On her part, Hasina described her talks with Modi as "productive" and agreed with Modi that greater connectivity was "vital" for development in the region.

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"We discussed all aspects of our ever growing relationship to enhance our understanding about mutual concerns and priorities", she said.

He said India will continue to be a willing partner in meeting the energy needs of Bangladesh, and its goal of achieving "Power for all by 2021".

"Energy security is an important dimension of India-Bangladesh development partnership and it continues to grow", he said.

"I am grateful to the government and people of India for their contribution to Bangladesh's war of Independence. The supply of another 500 MW has already been committed from the existing inter-connection".

Hasina said her country was indebted to India for its role in the birth of Bangladesh.

The leaders also inaugurated a new railway link between Radhikapur and Birol on which goods trains will run. "And, steps are being taken to put into operation the coastal shipping agreement".

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"India has always stood for the prosperity of Bangladesh".

Over 1,600 Indian soldiers were martyred in the Bangladesh liberation war.

On Sunday morning, Sheikh Hasina will visit Ajmer Sharif, the "dargah" of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, and offer prayers before returning to New Delhi in the afternoon.

She announced with appreciation that New Delhi has agreed to support Bangladesh's efforts to obtain global recognition of "Genocide of 1971" as Dhaka sought India's assistance towards that end.

PM Modi announced a special medical scheme under which 100 "Muktijoddhas" (warriors of the liberation war) of Bangladesh will be provided medical treatment in Indian hospitals every year.

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