Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Bangladesh on March 26-27

Congratulating Bangladesh for flawlessly organizing the spectacular celebration on the 50th National Day of Bangladesh on 26 March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked Bangladesh for the excellent arrangements made during his two-day visit, a report in Bangladesh Sangbad Sanstha stated.

“I write to convey my thanks for the excellent arrangements made during my recent State Visit to Bangladesh,” he wrote in a letter to Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, the report said quoting a foreign ministry press release on Monday.

“I would like to congratulate the Bangladesh Government for flawlessly organizing the spectacular celebration on 26 March, to mark 50 years since Bangladesh’s liberation as well as the birth Centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,” Modi wrote in the letter.

Prime Minister Modi recalling his meeting with Foreign Minister Momen said, “It was a pleasure to exchange thoughts with you during the visit.”

At the invitation of Prime Minister Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, paid a State Visit to Bangladesh from 26 to 27 March to join the celebrations of the Golden Jubilee of the Independence of Bangladesh, the Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 50 years of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Bangladesh.

The visit symbolised the partnership of half-a-century between India and Bangladesh that has strengthened, matured and evolved as a model for bilateral relations for the entire region, said a Joint Statement issued on the occasion of the visit of Prime Minister of India to Bangladesh.