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Sushma calls on PM

NEW DELHI, April 7, 2017 (BSS) - Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Rashtrapati Bhaban here this afternoon.

"Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the Indian minister discussed the issues to be discussed in tomorrow's meeting between the two premiers of the two countries," PM's press secretary Ihsanul Karim said.

The Bangladesh prime minister reminisced the memories of the days after 1975 when she was forced to live exile life in India after brutal killing of Bangabandhu in 1975.

She presented copies of two autobiographies of Bangabandhu -- 'Asamapta Atmajiboni' and 'Karagarer Rojnamcha' -- to Sushma Swaraj.

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam, PM's Principal Secretary Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury and Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Moazzem Ali were present.

Sheikh Hasina arrived here this afternoon now on a four-day official visit to India at the invitation of her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

She is now staying at Rashtrapati Bhaban in the Indian capital.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)