At the invitation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Bangladesh on March 26 & 27, 2021. During the visit, Prime Minister attended the National Day programme of Bangladesh on March 26, as the guest of honour. The visit of the Prime Minister to Bangladesh was the first visit to a foreign country since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic. PM Modi also prayed at the Jeshoreshwari Kali Temple and visited Orakandi Thakurbari.