Hasina meets Pranab, condoles Suvra Mukherjee’s death


Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today met President Pranab Mukherjee and offered her condolences on the demise of his wife Surva.She also visited the 13, Talkatora Road residence of Abhijeet Mukherjee, the President's son, and placed a wreath on Surva Mukherjee's body, which has been kept there to enable people to offer their last respects.

Suvra died yesterday. She was 74 at the time of her death.Hasina arrived here from Dhaka this morning to attend the funeral of Suvra and was received at the airport by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.During her day-long visit to Delhi, she will also hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence. This will be the second meeting between them since the last interaction in Dhaka when Modi had visited Bangladesh on June 6-7 during which the two countries signed 22 pacts to deepen cooperation besides ratifying the historic Land Boundary Agreement.