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President Bhandari to visit Bangladesh later this month


12 March 2021  

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KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is going on a two-day visit to Bangladesh in the third week of March.

She is visiting Bangladesh to attend a ceremony to celebrate the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh’s Founding Father.

Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali said that President Bhandari is visiting Bangladesh in March third week.

“She is likely to visit Bangladesh in the third week of March at the invitation of the President of Bangladesh,” Gyawali said.

“Both sides are setting a date for the visit,” he said adding that she would leave for Dhaka on March 22.

Bangladesh’s President Mohammad Abdul Hamid during his visit to Nepal in November 2019 had extended the invitation to President Bhandari to visit Bangladesh.

President Bhandari’s visit to Bangladesh will be the first high-level foreign visit from Nepal since the coronavirus outbreak last year.

President Bhandari’s plan to visit Bangladesh last year was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Government of Bangladesh is holding various programs on the occasion of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of the country’s independence., by inviting leaders of neighboring and allied nations.

According to sources, Dhaka-based newspaper Dhaka Tribune said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is arriving in Dhaka on March 26.

Likewise, Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is arriving on March 17, and Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari on March 22.

Likewise, the leaders are also scheduled to hold bilateral meetings with Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the report said.

Publish Date : 12 March 2021 11:58 AM

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