PM Hasina set to visit New Delhi, India from Sept. 5 to 8
At the invitation of the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will pay a State Visit to New Delhi, India from 5 to 8 September 2022. Hon’ble Prime Minister would lead a high level delegation which includes a number of Ministers, Advisers, Secretaries and senior officials of the government. Representatives from business bodies of Bangladesh would also accompany the Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
During the visit, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be formally received by Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi while a ceremonial guard of honor will be accorded to her. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will pay homage at Rajghat in honour of Mahatma Gandhi. She is also expected to call on the Vice President of India, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar.
On the same day, the Bangladesh premier will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at the Hyderabad House. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is also scheduled to attend a state lunch to be hosted by the Hon’ble Prime Minister in her honor. Minister of External Affairs and some other dignitaries are expected to pay courtesy call on the Hon’ble Prime Minister during her stay in New Delhi. A number of Agreements and MOUs are expected to be signed during the State Visit.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is also scheduled to attend a business event being organized by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). Later on, she is expected to award Mujib Scholarship, an initiative of the Government of Bangladesh, for the descendants of 200 Indian Armed Forces personnel who were martyred and critically injured during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971.
The premier is scheduled to return to Dhaka on 8 September 2022.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is paying this State Visit to India after a long interval of three years since she last visited in 2019 before the Covid-19 pandemic broke out. The visit is significant for both Bangladesh and India as it will open new windows of cooperation between the two friendly countries.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Sept. 1, 2022