Friday, March 18, 2005

BANGLADESH: Pak acts on Dhaka push

The Indian establishment, which has been keeping a close watch on the developments in Dhaka, is trying to assess why Bangladesh is acting tough. “Can Dhaka really get away by taking on the European Union?” a senior Indian foreign ministry official asked. Over 50 per cent of Bangladesh’s economy is dependent on foreign aid and, therefore, it is not prudent for the government to get into a confrontation with these countries................More