On his two-day visit to Bangladesh, his first foreign trip after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday emphasised that both nations must progress together for the prosperity of the region and asserted that they must remain united to counter threats like terrorism.
“We must remember that we’ve similar opportunities in fields of trade and commerce, but at the same time, we’ve similar threats like terrorism. The ideas and powers behind such types of inhumane acts are still active. We must remain vigilant and united to counter them,” PM Modi while addressing Bangladesh’s 50th Independence anniversary at the National Parade Square in Dhaka.
PM Modi, who was wearing a ‘Mujib Jacket’ as a tribute to Bangladesh’s Father of the Nation ‘Bangabandhu’ Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, attended the event to mark Bangladesh’s 50th National Day Programme where he handed over the Gandhi Peace Prize 2020 to the daughters of Rahman. The Gandhi Peace Prize 2020 was conferred on Bangabandhu early this week.
“This is one of the most memorable days of my life. I am grateful that bangladesh has included me in this event. I am grateful that bangladesh has invited India to take part in this function. It is a matter of our pride that we got the opportunity to honour Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Gandhi Peace Prize,” PM Modi said.
He also heaped praise on Mujibur Rahman and the Indian Army for their role during…