Modi leaves for Bangladesh

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left formodi m a two-day “historic” visit to Bangladesh where he will hold talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina and ink several agreements, especially in the field of connectivity and trade.

“Leaving for Bangladesh. This visit is going to strengthen the bond between our Nations, benefitting people of our countries and our region,” the prime minister tweeted.

“Ready for a historic visit to Bangladesh. IAF Rajdoot awaits PM @narendramodi,” Vikas Swarup, spokesperson for the ministry of external affairs tweeted.

Modi arrives in Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 6 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday on a two-day “historic” visit to Bangladesh.

Modi, who arrived at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in a special Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft, Rajdoot, was received, in a break from protocol, by his Bangladeshi counterpart, Sheikh Hasina. He was accorded a ceremonial welcome, after which he inspectd a guard of honour.

Modi is scheduled to hold talks with Sheikh Hasina and ink several agreements, especially in the field of connectivity and trade.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta banerjee, who is a part of the Indian prime minister’s delegation, had reached Dhaka on Friday.

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