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QUESTION NO.2758 VISIT OF PRIME MINISTER OF BANGLADESH

December 12, 2019

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2758
TO BE ANSWERED ON 12.12.2019

VISIT OF PRIME MINISTER OF BANGLADESH

2758. SHRI RITABRATA BANERJEE:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) whether it is a fact that no Central Ministers or even Central Government bureaucrats were there to receive the Prime Minister of Bangladesh during her recent visit to India in November, 2019; and

(b) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
[SHRI V. MURALEEDHARAN]

(a) & (b) Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina visited Kolkata on November 22, 2019, at the invitation of Cricket Association of Bengal, as Chief Guest at the inauguration ceremony of the India-Bangladesh test match in Kolkata. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was provided due protocol courtesies. India’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh as well as other Central Government officials were present during the visit.

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