PM Modi likely to hold virtual summit with Bangladesh PM Hasina on Dec 17
The virtual meeting between the prime ministers of both sides was discussed during the sixth Joint Consultative Commission meet
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina are likely to hold a virtual summit on December 17.
This was revealed by Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen, while addressing a webinar on ‘India’s Contribution to the Liberation War of Bangladesh’ on Sunday.
The Bangladesh Foreign Minister also said that the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence is expected to witness a large number of bilateral activities between Bangladesh and India.
‘We’re happy that prime minister Narendra Modi will participate in the celebrations of the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh on March 26 next year,’ Momen was quoted as saying in a New Age Bangladesh report.
The event was also attended by the Indian Ambassador to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami.
The virtual meeting between the prime ministers of both sides was discussed during the sixth Joint Consultative Commission meeting, held virtually, between External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Bangladesh Foreign Minister Momen in September.
“Co-chaired the 6th meeting of the India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission with FM Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen… Comprehensive and productive meeting reviewing the full range of our cooperation… We will now prepare for the Virtual Summit between our prime ministers in December 2020,” Jaishankar had tweeted after the meeting on September 29.
India and Bangladesh are friendly neighbors and the virtual summit is expected to further give an impetus to the bilateral relations.