Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will likely be embarking on a two-day go to to Bangladesh, mentioned he’s glad that his first international go to after the onset of the pandemic is to the neighbouring nation with which India shares “deep cultural ties”.
Forward of his two-day go to that commences on Friday, Modi mentioned: “I’m glad that my first international go to after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic will likely be to our pleasant neighbouring nation, with which India shares deep cultural, linguistic and people-to-people ties.”
On his first day within the neighbouring nation, Modi will take part within the Nationwide Day celebrations, which will even commemorate the delivery centenary of the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
“Bangabandhu was one of many tallest leaders of the final Century, whose life and beliefs proceed to encourage tens of millions. I stay up for visiting Bangabandhu’s Samadhi in Tungipara to pay my respects to his reminiscence,” mentioned the Indian PM.
Modi will then provide prayers on the historical Jashoreshwari Kali Temple, one of many 51 Shaktipeeths within the Puranic custom.
“I’m significantly trying ahead to my interplay with representatives of the Matua neighborhood at Orakandi, from the place Sri SriHarichandra Thakur ji disseminated his pious message,” he mentioned.
The Indian PM can have “substantive discussions” along with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina, following a “very productive” digital assembly in December final yr.
“I additionally stay up for my assembly with His Excellency President Abdul Hamid, and to interactions with different Bangladeshi dignitaries,” mentioned he.
“My go to won’t solely be an event to convey appreciation for Bangladesh’s outstanding financial and developmental strides below Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visionary management, but in addition to commit India’s abiding help for these achievements. I will even categorical India’s help and solidarity for Bangladesh’s battle towards COVID-19,” the PM said.
Modi will likely be visiting Bangladesh on March 26-27 on the invitation of PM Sheikh Hasina.