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Congress chief Sonia meets PM Hasina

  • Published at 06:28 pm October 6th, 2019
Sheikh Hasina Sonia Gandhi
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Shakes Hand with Indian National Congress President Sonia Gandhi at the Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi on Sunday, October 6, 2019 Focus Bangla

Sonia Gandhi and Sheikh Hasina exchanged pleasantries and recalled their old memories during the meeting

Indian National Congress President Sonia Gandhi has met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in New Delhi.

PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the meeting held at the Taj Mahal Hotel on Sunday, reports UNB.

During the meeting, Sonia Gandhi and Sheikh Hasina exchanged pleasantries and recalled their old memories.

Congress president was accompanied by former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, and her daughter Priyanka Gandhi.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a meeting with Indian National Congress President Sonia Gandhi at the Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi on Sunday, October 6, 2019 | Focus Bangla

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a meeting with Indian National Congress President Sonia Gandhi at the Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi on Sunday, October 6, 2019 Focus Bangla

The Prime Minister recalled the contributions of the Indian government and its people during the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh.

The premier also invited Sonia Gandhi to visit Bangladesh and congratulated Priyanka on her joining as Congress' general secretary.

Later, Priyanka tweeted, "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, hardship, and fighting for what she believed in with bravery and perseverance is, and always will be a great inspiration for me."

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam, Sheikh Helal Uddin MP and PM’s Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman were also present at the event.