Asansol: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday hailed India for standing beside her country in the time of freedom fighting and crisis.
Bangladesh PM on Saturday thanked the Indian Government and the people of India for the warm hospitality and grace shown towards her. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received ‘Doctor of Literature (DLitt)’ degree from Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol in Paschim Bardhaman district here.
The university authorities conferred the honorary D.Litt degree upon her at a special convocation programme. The PM was honoured with the degree in recognition of her outstanding contributions towards building exploitation- and disparity-free society which is the ideal of poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.
Sheikh Hasina arrived here on Friday on a two-day official visit to India at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.