Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on the second day of his two-day visit to Bangladesh paid tribute at the Mausoleum of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Tungipara. This marked the first ever visit by any foreign Head of State or Head of Government to pay homage at Bangabandhu Mausoleum Complex. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi planted a Bakul tree sapling to commemorate this historic event. His counterpart, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina accompanied by her sister Sheikh Rehana was also present.
Prime Minister Modi also signed the visitor book at the Mausoleum complex. He wrote- "The life of Bangabandhu epitomized the freedom struggle of the people of Bangladesh for their rights, for the preservation of their inclusive culture and their identity.”