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Bangladesh President to leave for India today
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Bangladesh President to leave for India today

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Dhaka, May 29: President of Bangladesh M Abdul Hamid will leave Dhaka for India on Wednesday afternoon on a three-day visit to join the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister of India.

A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Limited carrying the President and his entourage members will take off from Hazrat Shahjalal (R) International Airport at 5.30 pm, President's Press Secretary M Joynal Abedin
said.

The Bangladesh President will pay a courtesy call on his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind apart from joining the oath-taking ceremony of Modi, he added. The Indian President will administer the Oath of Office and Secrecy to the Prime Minister and other members of Union Council of Ministers on May 30 at 7 pm at Rashtrapati Bhavan, according to a statement issued by Indian President’s Secretariat earlier.
(UNI)