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Monday, March 2, 2015, Falgun 18, 1421 BS, Jamadi ul Awwal 10, 1436 Hijr


Modi eagerly waiting to visit B'desh, says letter to Hasina
Observer Online Desk
Published : Monday, 2 March, 2015,  Time : 9:28 PM,  View Count : 35
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a letter to his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina saying that he is eagerly waiting to visit Bangladesh.

Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Dr S Jaishankar handed over the letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Sangsad Bhaban office this (Monday) evening when he paid a courtesy call on her.

PM's Press Secretary AKM Shameem Chowdhuri briefed reporters after the meeting.

He said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his letter stated that he is eagerly waiting to visit Bangladesh.

"Modi in the letter has also reiterated his invitation to Sheikh Hasina for visiting India," Shameem Chowdhuri said.

In her reply, Sheikh Hasina said she is keenly waiting to welcome the Indian Prime Minister.

The PM's Press Secretary said the Indian Foreign Secretary informed Sheikh Hasina that New Delhi is going to sign two deals -- trade on protocol and agreement on coastal shipping -- with Dhaka for boosting trade and commerce between the two countries.

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