Modi welcomes Hasina in Bangla tweet

Staff Correspondent | Published: 13:19, Oct 16,2016 | Updated: 13:27, Oct 16,2016

Narendra Modi

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday welcomed Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina to the BRICS-BIMSTEC summit with a tweet in English, Bangla and Hindi.

‘Honoured to host you PM Hasina for BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit. We cherish the strong ties between India & Bangladesh & applaud your role,’ he wrote in the tweet.

Sheikh Hasia reached Goa in the morning to join BRICS-BIMSTEC Leaders' Outreach Summit being hosted by Narendra Modi.

Indian state minister for external affairs MJ Akbar received her at the airport.

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