Shimla : Himachal Pradesh Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar hosted a dinner in honor of the members of the Foundation of India and Bangladesh at Raj Bhavan yesterday.
On this occasion, dignitaries from both the countries including the Minister of State for External Affairs of India, Rajkumar Rajan Singh and Minister of State for External Affairs, Bangladesh, Mohammad Shahryar Alam were present.
India and Bangladesh Foundations are jointly organizing their 10th Friendship Dialogue in Shimla to mark the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh-India relations.
While welcoming the guests, the Governor said that it was the ‘golden phase’ of the cordial India-Bangladesh relations. This close bond of 50 years helped in bringing us more closer through such activities. Congratulating the Bangladesh and India Foundations, he said that this flow of relations was continuously deepened due to their meaningful initiatives.
He added that apart from being bound by a common civilization heritage, the two countries share common values of democracy that are desired for peace, stability and prosperity. Under the leadership of Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina, have set an example of healthy neighbourly relations.