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Ahsan Manzil: Known as the Pink Pal-
ace, Ahsan Manzil is situated in the
midst of old town
Panam City: Next stop on
my list was the ancient
capital of Sonargaon,
Bandarban: If thrill and magic of the hill tracts are your idea of a blissful getaway, there is no better place than this small town.
Mainamati: dates back to the 12th century and is named after the Chandra queen ,found in the middle of the Mainama-ti Lalmai hill range, consists of 115 cells with a cruciform temple in the middle of the structure, resembling the Paharpur Monas-tery.
HISTORICAL PLACES TO VISIT
Modern Bangladesh emerged as an independent nation in 1971 after achieving independence from Pakistan in the Bangladesh liberation war. The country's borders coincide with the major portion of the ancient and historic region of Bengal in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent,
HISTORY The history of East Pakistan from 1947 to 1971 covers the period of Bangladesh's history between its independence as a part of Pakistan from British colonial rule in 1947 to its independence from Pakistan in 1971
The history of Bangladesh after independence begins in 1971 with the independence
Tajuddin Ahmad (19251975 )
11 April 1971 12 January 1972
Entered office Left office
The two way trade is $7 billion.The trade is set to go at $10 billion by 2018 through ports.
India is second in import destination for Bangladesh. Bilateral trade between India and Bangladesh stood at USD 6.6 billion in 2013-14 with India's exports at USD 6.1 billion and imports from Bangladesh at USD 462 million, repre-senting more than double the value of USD 2.7 billion five years ago.
Bangladesh Cabinet has approved a revised trade deal with India under which the two nations would be able to use each other's land and water routes for sending goods to a third country, removing a long-standing barrier in regional trade. Under the deal India would also be able to send goods to Myanmar through Bangladesh. It incorporated a provision that the deal would be renewed automatically after five years if either of the countries did not have any objection
The India-Bangladesh relationship does carry strong historical and cultural
overtones, but both sides also realize the immense benefits of a strong relation-
ship. While Dhaka does have some grudges against New Delhi, some legitimate,
it has not defined its national identity merely in terms of being anti-India, nor
has it neglected historical and cultural commonalities. Significantly, Bangladesh
has not been excessively dependent on any one country ensuring that it
maintains a degree of autonomy in its foreign policy unlike some of Indias
other neighbours. Of late, however, it has been seen to be inching closer to
Trade and investment
G D P Bangladesh's economy has grown roughly 6% per year since
India is developing into an open-market economy, yet traces of its past autarkic policies remain. Eco-nomic liberalization measures, including industrial deregulation, privatization of state-owned enterpris-es, and reduced controls on foreign trade and invest-ment, began in the early 1990s and served to accel-erate the country's growth, which averaged under 7% per year from 1997 to 2011.