Indian Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar has met Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud in Dhaka.
In a joint media briefing after the meeting, the Indian minister said, “We had a very good discussion on many topics – cultural and political, particularly on film industry and television”.
“We also discussed about two films based on Bangladesh’s Liberation War and on Bangabandhu . . . I invited him (Hasan) to India and he will come very soon and more progress will be done,” he added.
On the other hand, Hasan Mahmud said, “We sought cooperation to make the Bangabandhu Film City more dynamic and he (Javadekar) assured us to give all out cooperation to this end.”
Meanwhile, Bangladesh has urged India to remove the barriers on broadcasting Bangladeshi private television channels in India's West Bengal state and other parts of the country.