B’desh PM Sheikh Hasina Visits Netaji Bhawan In Kolkata


Kolkata: Earlier visuals of Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina visiting Netaji Bhawan, the ancestral house of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held a closed-door meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here today. The chief minister later said that a “lot of issues” were discussed during the meeting.

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“The discussion was friendly and cordial. We discussed trade, economic ties and their improvement among other things,” she said, without elaborating.

“The country (Bangladesh) is doing well in all aspects and we want them to prosper more…We want them (Bangladesh leaders) to come here all the time,” Banerjee told the waiting journalists.

She said the responsibility of maintaining good relations between India and Bangladesh lied with both the countries.Banerjee said that if the Centre and Bangladesh agreed, a ‘Bangabandhu Bhavan’ could come up in the city.

Hasina was on a two-day visit to India to attend the convocation of Visva-Bharati and the inauguration of Bangladesh Bhavan at Santiniketan yesterday. She also visited the Jorasanko Thakurbari, the ancestral house of Rabindranath Tagore in the city. Hasina later left for Dhaka in a special flight.