Priyanka elated to meet and hug Sheikh Hasina

DHAKA Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was elated as she said she received a hug that was overdue from Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina whom she met today in New Delhi.

An overdue hug from Sheikh Hasina Ji whom I have been waiting to meet again for a long time. Her strength in overcoming deep personal loss and hardship and fighting for what she believed in with bravery and perseverance is, and always will be a great inspiration for me, Priyanka Gandhi tweeted.

The Congress leader also posted a photo of her hugging Sheikh Hasina with former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh standing beside them.

The Bangladesh Prime Minister today met several Congress leaders including Sonia Gandhi and Anand Sharma.

The Bangladesh Premier is on a four day official visit to India and held bilateral talks with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi yesterday.

Hasina also attended the India Bangladesh Business Forum, held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)