A delegation of young Members of Parliament and political leaders from Bangladesh called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (March 12, 2019).
Welcoming the delegation to India, the President said that he was delighted to meet the next generation of politicians from Bangladesh. India and Bangladesh are tied together by shared history, culture and familial ties.
The President said that India recognises that a strong, prosperous and progressive Bangladesh is in India’s fundamental national interest. The two countries are confronted with common challenges. Our shared aspirations should lead us to find the best ways to jointly harnessing our resources and capacities. He urged members of the delegation to be ambitious in thinking of new ways in which our partnership can help drive development and create shared prosperity.