Modi, Pranab, Sonia to attend Mujib’s birth centenary celebrations

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 16:53, Dec 06,2019 | Updated: 00:43, Dec 07,2019


Forum for Secular Bangladesh and trial of War Criminals of 1971 holds a discussion in Dhaka on Friday on ‘India’s contribution to the Liberation War of 1971 and Bangladesh-India relation.’ — New Age photo

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee and former Indian National Congress president Sonia Gandhi are expected to visit Dhaka next year to attend Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary celebration.

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen came up with the information while addressing a discussion on India’s role in Bangladesh’s War of Independence and Bangladesh-India relations.

Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee organised the discussion at Sufia Kamal auditorium in the city’s National Museum on the occasion of the 48th anniversary of India’s recognition to Bangladesh.

Indian high commissioner Riva Ganguly Das and Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee president Shahriar Kabir, among others, spoke at the function.

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