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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister meets Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin

DHAKA, Feb 10, 2017 (BSS) - Indian State of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu called on Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury at her Taj Gateway hotel room on Friday.

The two leaders had been recalled the present existing friendly

relationship between Bangladesh and India during their meeting.

Jatiya Sangsad Speaker and Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury is now visiting India for joining National Women's Parliament (NWP), said Jatiya Sangsad release here today.

The three-day National Women's Parliament, being organized by Andhra

Pradesh Legislative Assembly with the theme of 'Empowering Women -

Strengthening Democracy', began on Friday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Women's Parliament at Pavitra Sangamam on the outskirts of Vijayawada city in Andhra Pradesh capital Amaravati.

Buddhist spiritual leader Dalai Lama, Union Ministers M Venkaiah Naidu and P Ashok Gajapati Raju, AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, Gandhian Ela Bhatt, actress Manisha Koirala and many other dignitaries attended the inaugural event at Pavitra Sangamam.

"The initiative by the Indian NWP would contribute significantly in women empowerment and overall development of the women," said the Speaker.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)