PM Modi invited for 50 years celebrations of Bangladesh’s Independence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Bangladesh on March 26 to join the celebrations of the 50 years of the country’s independence. ’We invited PM Modi for the event. It was accepted, said Bangladesh  Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen. Dr Abdul Momen was speaking to journalist after the newly appointed High Commissioner of India Vikram Doraiswami made a courtesy call on him in Dhaka, reports The Daily  Star. ‘’ We would like to see PM Modi join the celebrations. Our victory means India’s victory. India will also celebrate our anniversary of Independence, he added. Momen said Bangladesh and India will celebrate Bangladesh’s 50 years of independence together next year. A virtual meeting between PM Modi and his  Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina is also likely to take place later this year. Dhaka has proposed it to be held on December 16. Dr Momen said, the existing relations between Bangladesh and India have set an example for the world by resolving bilateral issues through dialogue and discussions. Land and maritime boundary issues were cited as an example in this context.  Prime Minister Modi was scheduled to visit Bangladesh to participate in the birth centenary celebrations of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. But the visit was cancelled due to the Corona pandemic.