Agreements and MoUs


In 1976, four agreements were signed between Nepal and Bangladesh countries on trade, transit, civil aviation and technical cooperation. Since then several agreements have been signed to promote people to people connect, trade and investment. The list is as follows:

Sl

Title of the Agreement

Date of Signature

01

Transit Agreement

02 Apr 1976

02

Agreement on Trade and Payment

02 Apr 1976

03

Air Services Agreement

02 Apr 1976

04

Agreement on Technical Cooperation

02 Apr 1976

05

Agreement on Cooperation in Culture, Science and Education

14 Jan 1978

06

Agreement for Establishment of a Joint Economic Commission (JEC)

14 Jan 1978

07

Agreement between Nepal Rashtriyo  Samachar Samiti (NRSS) and Bangladesh Shangbad Shangstha (BSS)

02 Feb 1978

08

Special Trade agreement

23 Apr 1983

09

Agreement between Federations on Chambers and Commerce of Bangladesh and Nepal

27 Nov 1983

10

Protocol on Annual Foreign Secretary Level Consultation

23 Dec 1997

11

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for entry of Nepalese cargo vehicles at Banglabandha

23 Oct 2010

12

MoU on Bilateral Consultation (FOC)

31 July 2012

13

MoU on Cooperation between Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) and Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA)

Mar 2016

14

MoU on Cooperation between Bangladesh Standard Testing Institute (BSTI) and Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) 

May 2016

14

MoU on Cooperation between Bangla Academy and Nepal Academy

June 2016

15

MoU on Cooperation between Bangladesh International Institute of Strategic Studies (BIISS) and Nepal Council for World Affairs (NCWA)

Jun 2016

16

MoU on Cooperation between the Information Commissions of Bangladesh and Nepal

Feb 2017

17

MoU on Cooperation in the Power/Energy Sector of Bangladesh and Nepal

Aug 2018

18

Convention on the Avoidance of Double Taxation and Fiscal Evasion between Bangladesh and Nepal

Apr 2019

19

MoU on Food Safety between Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC) of Nepal and Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA)

06 Mar 2020

20

MoU between Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) and Salt Trading Company Limited of Nepal

06 Mar 2020

21

MoU on purchase of 50,000 tons of Urea from Bangladesh between Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC) and Agriculture Inputs Company Ltd (AICL) of Nepal

17 Dec 2020

22

MoU on Strengthening Cooperation between Plant Quarantine and Pesticide Management Center, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Nepal and Department of Agricultural Extension, Bangladesh

23 Mar 2021

23

Letter of Exchange on operationalization of Rohanpur-Singhabad rail link as an addendum to the existing Transit Agreement of 1976

23 Mar 2021

24

MOU on Tourism Cooperation

23 Mar 2021

25

Agreement on Cultural Cooperation

23 Mar 2021

26

Agreement on Construction of Buddhist Monastery at the Monastic Zone in Lumbini

08 Sep 2021


Several agreements are different stages of negotiations:

  • Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement
  • Preferential Trade Agreement
  • MoU between Nepal Food Management and Trading Company and Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB)