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First foreign trip in 15 months, PM Modi to visit Bangladesh on March 26

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Jaishankar also called on the Bangladesh PM and conveyed the warm greetings of her Indian counterpart, praising her sagacity and leadership that inspire the bilateral ties.

On December 17 last year, the two PMs had held a virtual summit and jointly flagged off the train service between Haldibari and Chilahati.

Meanwhile, Modi will inaugurate ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh on Tuesday (March 9) via video conferencing. According to a statement by the Prime Minster’s Office, ‘Maitri Setu’ has been built over the Feni river, which flows between the Indian boundary in Tripura and Bangladesh. The construction was taken up by the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd at a project cost of Rs. 133 crore.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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