By: Mir Afroz Zaman/UNI
New Delhi: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is on a four-day visit to India, called on President Droupadi Murmu at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.
“Welcoming the Prime Minister of Bangladesh to Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President said our shared history, language and culture connect us with each other,” an official statement by the Press Secretary of Rashtrapati Bhavan said.
Murmu noted that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Hasina, bilateral ties between the two countries have grown immensely. Murmu added that the relations between India and Bangladesh have always been guided by the spirit of cooperation and mutual trust.
“The pandemic and the current international situation demand that India and Bangladesh remain more economically connected to deal with the global crisis. She expressed confidence that with this visit, the relations between the two countries will further mature and develop,” the statement added. (UNI)