Modi leaves Dhaka

Staff Correspondent

28 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi left Dhaka for India wrapping up his two-day state visit to Bangladesh on Saturday night.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen saw him off at Hazarat Shahjalal International Airport around 9:00pm.

Narenadra Modi arrived in Dhaka on March 26 to join the grand celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary and the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence.

During his trip in Bangladesh, the Indian Prime Minister held bilateral talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina and met President Abdul Hamid.

Bangladesh and India signed five memorandum of understanding (MoUs) covering areas of bilateral cooperation.

In a bilateral meeting at Prime Minister’s office in Dhaka, Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina discussed the progress achieved in the areas of health, trade, connectivity, energy, development cooperation and some other issues.

They also inaugurated eight projects virtually.

Earlier on the day, Narendra Modi paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Tungipara in Gopalganj.