Modi holds first-ever meeting with Sheikh Hasina

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Modi holds first-ever meeting with Sheikh Hasina
New York, Sep 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday met his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina in New York for the first time since taking office in May.

The meeting came on the sidelines of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Saturday.

Hasina could not attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony May 26 as she was on a scheduled bilateral visit to Japan. Bangladesh Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury attended the function on her behalf. All the other South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders attended the function.

IANS

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