Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to arrive in New Delhi on four-day visit to India


Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will arrive in New Delhi on a four day state visit to India. During her visit, Ms Hasina will call on President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar and will hold bilateral consultations with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The Bangladesh Prime Minister last visited India in October 2019.  Bangladesh is an important partner under India’s “Neighbourhood First” policy. Bilateral cooperation extends to all fields including security, trade and commerce, power and energy, transport and connectivity, science and technology, defence, rivers, and maritime affairs. Bangladesh is now India’s biggest trade partner in South Asia.

Bilateral trade has grown from 9 billion to 18 billion dollars in the last five years. Last year marked the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh independence, 50 years of bilateral relationship and 100th birth anniversary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Maitri diwas celebrations were held in 20 capitals around the world including Delhi and Dhaka. This visit will further strengthen the multifaceted relationship between the two countries based on strong historical and cultural ties.

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