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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina becomes first state guest in PM Modi’s third term

05:02 PM Jun 22, 2024 IST | NE NOW NEWS
UpdateAt: 05:02 PM Jun 22, 2024 IST
bangladesh pm sheikh hasina becomes first state guest in pm modi’s third term
PM Narendra Modi with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in New Delhi

Guwahati: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is on a two-day visit to India and met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Saturday to enhance bilateral ties between these two neighbouring nations.

The discussions of both leaders focused on deepening collaborative engagement across various sectors between the two neighbouring nations.

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In a joint press briefing with her Bangladeshi counterpart, PM Modi said Bangladesh is situated at the confluence of New Delhi's Neighbourhood First Policy, Act East Policy, Vision Sagar and Indo-Pacific Vision.

PM Modi reiterated that the two countries have together completed many important projects for public welfare.

In this visit, both the leaders engaged in productive discussions covering politics, security, trade, and connectivity, water-sharing from common rivers, power and energy, as well as regional and multilateral cooperation.

They reaffirmed their commitment to collaborate for mutual prosperity and progress.

“As Dhaka and Delhi have started new journeys, we charted the future course of action to ensure a smart Bangladesh by following Vision 2041 and Viksit Bharat by 2047,” Prime Minister Hasina shared, indicating a forward-looking approach towards bilateral relations.

PM Modi said India and Bangladesh have prepared a futuristic vision that includes green partnership, digital partnership, blue economy and space.

“We have met 10 times in the last year. However, this meeting is special because Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is the first state guest after the third term of our government,” he added.