PM Modi arrives at Dhaka

The Samikhsya Bureau

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Dhaka today on his visit to Bangladesh at the invitation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

He is on a two-day visit to the neighbouring nation.

“This is the historic visit to celebrate Mujib Borsho – the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ; 50 years of the establishment of diplomatic ties between India and Bangladesh; and 50 years of Bangladesh’s war of liberation.”, Prime Minister’s Office stated.

In a special gesture, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Ministers from her Cabinet welcomed Prime Minister Modi at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

A salute of 19 guns and Guard of honour were accorded to him.