Prime Minister returned to Dhaka after Modi’s swearing-in ceremony

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned to Dhaka after attending various events including the swearing-in ceremony of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the third term in New Delhi.

The special plane carrying the Prime Minister landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 7:15 PM Bangladesh time on Monday (June 10).

Earlier in the afternoon, a special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage departed from New Delhi’s VVIP Airport Palam Air Force Station.

Indian Foreign Ministry Secretary (East) Jaideep Majumdar, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pranay Verma and Bangladesh High Commissioner to India. Mustafizur Rahman bid farewell to the Prime Minister at the airport.

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Narendra Modi and his cabinet members took oath as the Prime Minister of India for the third consecutive time.

Sheikh Hasina and Narendra Modi held a private meeting at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday afternoon. In the meeting, the two leaders expressed hope for strengthening the existing bilateral relations in the coming days.

In a brief meeting, the two leaders inquired about each other. Modi then accompanied Sheikh Hasina to the banquet hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan and attended the dinner of President Draupadi Murmur.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attended the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan with her daughter Saima Wazed. Top leaders from Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan, Nepal, Mauritius and Seychelles also attended Modi’s swearing-in ceremony. More than 8 thousand dignitaries were present at the event.