“Economic connection between 2 nations crucial to deal with global crisis”

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Desk report, Sept 06: Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday called on Indian President Draupadi Murmu at India’s Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Welcoming the Prime Minister of Bangladesh to Rashtrapati Bhavan, the president said, “Our shared history, language and culture connect us with each other,” read a statement issued by the Indian President’s Office.

Murmu further said, “Our relations have always been guided by the spirit of cooperation and mutual trust. The pandemic and the current international situation demand that India and Bangladesh remain more economically connected to deal with the global crisis.”

She noted that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, bilateral ties between India and Bangladesh have grown immensely, reports our New Delhi correspondent.

Murmu said the way India and Bangladesh together have celebrated the 50th year of Bangladesh’s independence and the golden jubilee of India-Bangladesh bilateral relations, is truly special.

The visits of both the president and the prime minister of India to participate in these historic celebrations show the great importance India attaches to its relationship with Bangladesh, the Indian president said.

Droupadi Murmu said she was happy to note that Bangladesh has achieved great success in the socio-economic prosperity of its people and assured that India will continue to be a reliable partner in the developmental journey of Bangladesh.

She expressed confidence that with this visit, the relations between the two countries will further mature and develop.