PM Modi and Sheikh Hasina Strengthen Bilateral Ties During Meeting

New Delhi, June 22, 2024: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina engaged in a significant bilateral meeting at Hyderabad House in Delhi.
PM Modi and Sheikh Hasina Strengthen Bilateral Ties During Meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina engaged in a significant bilateral meeting at Hyderabad House in Delhi. This is the first bilateral state visit by a foreign leader since the formation of the new government in India.

Ceremonial Welcome and Cordial Interactions: Upon her arrival in the capital, Sheikh Hasina received a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan forecourt from PM Modi. The two leaders then met with ministers and delegations from their respective countries, participating in friendly discussions and exchanges..

Honoring Mahatma Gandhi: Sheikh Hasina paid her respects to Mahatma Gandhi by visiting the Raj Ghat memorial in Delhi, laying a wreath in honor of the revered leader.

Wide-Ranging Talks and Diplomatic Engagements: During her four-day state visit, Hasina is expected to hold wide-ranging talks with PM Modi, aiming to give a new momentum to the bilateral ties. She will also have meetings with Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and President Droupadi Murmu.

Bilateral Matters and Special Partnership: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar previously met with Sheikh Hasina to discuss various bilateral issues. Jaishankar wrote on X that he was happy to see that India and Bangladesh had strong and lasting connections and that Hasina has provided them with suggestions on how to make their unique alliance even stronger..

Bangladesh-India Relations: As a key partner and trusted neighbor, Bangladesh’s “celebrated bilateral partnership” with India is set to receive a boost through Prime Minister Hasina’s visit. The two nations' strategic alliance has been strengthening in a number of areas, including energy, connectivity, science, technology, trade, security, and business.

In addition, the meeting between Prime Minister Modi and Sheikh Hasina highlights the two countries' growing commitment to advancing their cooperative efforts.

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