Prime Minister Narendra Modi was very pleased and honoured to meet today His Excellency Md. Abdul Hamid, President of Bangladesh. Prime Minister lauded President Hamid`s contribution to Bangladesh`s War of Liberation and said it was a privilege to welcome a "Mukti jodha" in the week when Bangladesh celebrates the success of its liberation campaign.
They discussed the importance of economic cooperation and improved connectivity between India and Bangladesh for advancing prosperity in the two countries and for development and progress in the broader region. They agreed that India and Bangladesh should take the lead in fostering closer cooperation in the region.
Prime Minister thanked President Hamid for the invitation to visit Bangladesh and said he eagerly looked forward to an early visit.