The government on Monday announced that President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Bangladesh on December 16 for the Victory day celebrations of the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war.
Speaking at a virtual event to mark the 50th anniversary of India-Bangladesh diplomatic relations Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday that the relationship between the two countries has remained strong despite restrictions imposed due to Covid-19. She said the core of ties between the two nations needs to now concentrate on people-to-people contact, trade, business and connectivity. “Bangladesh and India are celebrating the golden jubilee of the establishment of diplomatic relations, this is a milestone in the journey of our bilateral ties. India recognized Bangladesh as an independent and sovereign state on December 6, 1971,” Hasina said.