President Kovind to visit Bangladesh for Victory Day celebrations.


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.

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