Dhaka, Feb. 11 -- Prime Minister's Energy Adviser Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury on Monday urged the countries of the region to enhance collaboration to attain a synergy in the power and energy sector.

He made the call while addressing the ministerial session of the three-day "Petrotech-2019" that began in Noida, India on Sunday as the keynote speaker.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the three-day biennial event, dubbed as the Asia's largest international oil and gas conference and exhibition, on Monday, according to a message received here.

In his inaugural speech, Modi appreciated India's growing cooperation with Bangladesh in the power and energy sector, and expressed optimism that the partnership will continue to scale...