Sheikh Hasina to arrive in India on Monday, Narendra Modi will welcome her
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 2: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to New Delhi on Monday, September 5, on a four-day official visit at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister of India will welcome her there. Several agreements and memorandums of understanding (MoU) are expected to be signed between Bangladesh and India during the Prime Minister's official visit.
This information was shared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday (September 1). The Prime Minister will be accompanied by ministers, advisors, secretaries and a group of top government representatives. There will also be businessmen's representatives.
According to the Ministry of External Affairs, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will officially welcome Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in New Delhi. She will then be given a guard of honour. Later, the Prime Minister will pay homage to the memory of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.
Although earlier informed by the Ministry of External Affairs, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be officially welcomed by Indian President Draupadi Murmu in New Delhi. During the visit, the Prime Minister will also meet the Vice President of India, Jagdeep Dhankhar.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hold a bilateral dialogue with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the state guest house 'Hyderabad House'. Later, she will also attend the Indian Prime Minister's lunch in his honour.
During Sheikh Hasina's visit, Indian Foreign Minister Dr. S Jaishankar will also have a courtesy call on top-level officials. During the visit, the Prime Minister will also attend a business event organized by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). She will also give the 'Mujib Scholarship' of the Bangladesh Government to the descendants of 200 members of the Indian Armed Forces who were martyred or seriously injured in the 1971 Liberation War.
Earlier in 2019, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited India.
Those concerned hope that the Prime Minister's visit will play an important role in opening new doors for existing cooperative relations between Bangladesh and India. After the visit, the Prime Minister will return to Dhaka on September 8.