India-Bangladesh Friendship Important in the Region

Bangladesh’s economy, witnessed the overall growth at an annual rate of 8%, is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Therefore, India-Bangladesh friendship is important in the region for South-Asia development. However, islamic extremism agains minorities need to be address by the Bangladesh government.

The Honourable Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina visited India from October 3 to October 6, 2019. The visit comes commenced months after Prime Minister Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister for the second time. India and Bangladesh are region friends, connected historically and share cultural similarities. Therefore, the visit highlighted the special relationship between the two countries. The India Economic Forum was convened by the World Economic Forum on October 3 and 4 in Delhi. Sheikh Hasina gladly participated in the event, also she was invited by the World Economic Forum to be the chief guest at the event. On October 5, She met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ramnath Kovind and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar.