Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla called on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office in Dhaka on Sunday.
Earlier on 19 January, the Indian envoy presented his credentials to the Bangladesh PM, said a press statement of the Indian High Commission in Dhaka.
During the visit, the high commissioner conveyed greetings of the Indian president and PM to Hasina.
India attached the highest importance to its relations with Bangladesh, stated Mr Shringla.
It would be his endeavour to work towards further expanding and strengthening the close and friendly relations that exist between India and Bangladesh, he added.
Recalling the joint declaration between India and Bangladesh – ‘Notun Prajanmo Nayi Disha’ – and the decisions taken during the visit of Indian PM Narendra Modi to Bangladesh last year, the high commissioner said he would work closely with all concerned to fully realise the potentials of the bilateral relationship as envisioned by the both prime ministers.
The Indian envoy also briefed the Bangladesh PM about recent and forthcoming high level exchanges between the two countries, including talks between the foreign secretaries in New Delhi and call on External Affairs Minister of India by State Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh last week.
He also conveyed that the ‘Unfinished Memoirs’ of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman would be translated into Hindi soon.
Bangladesh PM Hasina also extended her best wishes to the Indian envoy for a successful tenure in Bangladesh.