Delhi to Dhaka: Bridging distance with friendship

From a memorial to honour the fallen Indian soldiers of 1971 war to announcing a new cross-border train, a look at some of the key outcomes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s bangladesh visit:

* Tribute to Indian soldiers who died in bangladesh Liberation War: Foundation stone unveiled for the first memorial honoring martyrs from the Indian armed forces. To be built at Ashuganj, this is the first memorial in Bangladesh exclusively honouring the Indian soldiers who died in the 1971 war.

* The Bangladesh leg of the Bangabandhu-Bapu Digital Exhibition was inaugurated by the two Prime Ministers. This exhibition will be taken to other parts of the world – to about 19 countries, including the United Nations.

* Inauguration of the extended development work of Rabindra Bhawan Kuthibari at Shilaidaha, Kushtia.

* Foundation stone laid for infrastructure development for power evacuation facilities of Rooppur nuclear power plant.

* Inauguration of three border haats.

* Launch of an India-Bangladesh friendship stamp to commemorate the 50th anniversary of establishment of India-Bangladesh diplomatic relations.

* Cooperation against the pandemic: Gift of 1.2 million Covid-19 vaccine doses. Bangladesh is the largest foreign recipient of India-made Covid-19 vaccines – 10.2 million doses have been delivered by India, including 3.2 million as gift.

* 109 life-support ambulances gifted to Bangladesh to support the neighbouring country’s health infrastructure.

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