DHAKA: Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter’s office in New Delhi on Wednesday (Jan 15) evening.
The minister was invited to the Indian premier’s office with other distinguished ministers from various nations who are currently participating in the ‘Raisina Dialogue 2020’, said a press release here on Thursday (Jan 16).
Modi, during the conversation, requested the Bangladeshi information minister to convey his warm greetings to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Earlier, Hasan paid a courtesy call on Indian External Affairs Minister Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and discussed further promotion of bilateral relations.
Earlier on Tuesday (Jan 14), Bangladeshi and Indian state-run radios launched a broadcast exchange programme enabling people to listen Bangladesh Betar and Akashvani radio in both the countries.
Information Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud and his Indian counterpart Prakash Javadekar jointly launched the broadcasting programme between Proshar Bharati and Bangladesh Betar.
Both the ministers also witnessed signing of a MoU on the Biopic on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman being jointly produced by Bangladesh and India.
BDST: 1623 HRS, JAN 16, 2020