Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Gets Ceremonial Welcome At Rashtrapati Bhawan

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 10:08 IST

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was on Saturday accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Gets Ceremonial Welcome At Rashtrapati Bhawan
PM Modi personally received his Bangladeshi accouter at the airport on Friday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Hasina. She was then accorded the ceremonial guard of honour.

In a special gesture on Friday, Modi personally received his Bangladeshi counterpart at the airport. Hasina is on a four-day official visit to India.

This is her first bilateral visit to India in seven years. She last visited the country in January 2010.Modi and Hasina will hold a bilateral summit on Saturday following which over 20 agreements, including a civil nuclear and two memorandum of understanding (MoUs) on defence cooperation, were expected to be signed.