Modi meets Sheikh Hasina ahead of delegation-level bilateral talks

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina ahead of delegation-level bilateral talks following which several agreements are expected to be signed.

“A new spring in #IndiaBangladesh ties! PM @narendramodi receives PM Sheikh Hasina at Hyderabad House before talks,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.

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Earlier, yesterday Modi personally received Sheikh Hasina at the airport when she arrived here on a four-day visit to India. This is the Bangladesh Prime Minister’s first bilateral visit to India in seven years since her visit in 2010.

Over 20 agreements, including a civil nuclear agreement and two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on defence cooperation, are expected to be signed after Saturday’s bilateral talks.

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