Modi meets Sheikh Hasina

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina, who came here to attend the cremation of President Pranab Mukherjee’s wife Suvra Mukherjee.

Hasina expressed condolences on the death of Suvra Mukherjee, who passed away on Tuesday after a long illness.

Modi thanked her for visiting India to attend the funeral.

He also thanked Hasina for the progress achieved in timely and peaceful implementation of the land boundary agreement between the two nations.

Both leader welcomed the signing of the motor vehicle agreement, and agreed to strengthen measures to increase regional connectivity.

Modi invited Hasina for an official visit at the earliest, which she accepted.

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