Sushma Swaraj calls on Bangladesh PM

New Delhi,  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here on Friday.

“First engagement for the honoured guest. EAM @SushmaSwaraj calls on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Rashtrapati Bhavan,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.

Earlier in the day, in a special gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally received Sheikh Hasina, who arrived on a four-day official visit to India, at the airport.

This is her first bilateral visit to India in seven years after her visit in 2010.

Modi and Sheikh Hasina will hold a bilateral summit on Saturday following which over 20 agreements, including a civil nuclear agreement and two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) on defence cooperation, are expected to be signed.

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