Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Dhaka on a two-day visit to Bangladesh. In his statement before leaving this morning, Mr. Modi said he is happy that his first visit after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic will be to our friendly neighbouring country, with which India shares deep cultural, linguistic and people-to-people ties. He said, India is committed to provide abiding support to Bangladesh for its economic and developmental strides. The visit is in connection with the commemoration of three epochal events including Mujib Borsho, the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The other events are 50 years of the establishment of diplomatic ties between India and Bangladesh and 50 years of Bangladesh’s war of liberation.
During the visit, Mr Modi will attend the National Day programme of Bangladesh as the Guest of Honour. He will also call on Bangladesh President Mohammed Abdul Hamid. Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen will call on the Prime Minister.
The international advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Dr. Gauhar Rizvi said India and Bangladesh shared cultural linguistic, and historical affinities. In an exclusive interview to All India Radio News Dhaka correspondent, Rajesh Jha, he said the two countries look forward to the golden year of the ties.
As Bangladesh is celebrating the 100th birth anniversary of its founder Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, we bring for our listeners the memorable voice of Bangabandhu.
India’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Vikram Doraiswamy has said that the relations between two countries are at their best. In an exclusive interview to All India Radio News Dhaka correspondent, Rajesh Jha, he outlined the contours of the bilateral relations.
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