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Bangladesh Envoy Discusses PM Modi’s Dhaka Visit with External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar

Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran today (Friday) met with the Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar.
Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran today (Friday) met with the Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar.

PM Modi will be visiting Bangladesh to attend the centenary celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Bangladesh High Commissioner to India, Muhammad Imran on February 21, called on Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar at his office.

During the meeting the envoy discussed with the minister about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Bangladesh to attend the centenary celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to be held in Dhaka on March 17.

Bangladesh will commence the formal celebration of the centenary, known as Mujib Satoborsha 2020-21, on March 17 marking the birth day of Bangabandhu, who led Bangladesh’s 1971 War of Liberation.

Describing Bangabandhu as a global leader, Jaishankar said the Indians remember him with profound respect.

Jaishankar expressed satisfaction at the excellent bilateral relations existing between the two closest neighbours. India attaches special importance to its relations with Bangladesh, he told the envoy. “There are lots of respect and goodwill for Bangladeshis in India,” he said.

 Muhammad Imran conveyed Dhaka’s appreciation for India’s friendly gesture to evacuate several Bangladeshis stranded in China’s Huwai province in the wake of an outbreak of Coronavirus there. He also conveyed Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen’s regards t Jaishankar.

Jaishankar also assured Imran of his fullest cooperation during his tenure as Bangladesh envoy in India. The envoy assured Jaishankar of doing his best to take the bilateral relations to a greater height during his tenure.

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