Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today morning left for his a two-day state visit to Bangladesh.
MEA spokesperson, Vikas Swarup had tweeted this picture before the departure of PM Modi’s flight to Bangladesh.
In Bangladesh, he will attend several programmes, which include meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina.
During his visit, Prime Minister Modi is expected to pay tribute to the martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War at the National Martyrs’ Memorial and will also visit the Bangabandhu National Museum to pay tribute to Bangladesh’s Founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Prime Minister Modi, Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be flagging off the Kolkata-Dhaka-Agartala and the Dhaka-Shillong-Guwahati bus services.
In the evening today, the Prime Minister will attend a state banquet-cum-cultural programme, which will be organised by his Bangladeshi counterpart in his honour.
On Sunday, PM Modi is expected to visit the Dakheshwari Temple and the Ramkrishna Mission.
PM Modi will also meet Bangladesh’s President Abdul Hamid at the Bangabhawan, where he will receive the Award of Liberation War Honour on behalf of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
As per reports, PM will also interact with young students before departing for India on Sunday evening.
The Prime Minister had tweeted about his visit before his departure
Leaving for Bangladesh. This visit is going to strengthen the bond between our Nations, benefitting people of our countries & our region.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 6, 2015